How to Configure the Android VPN Client for IPsec Shared Key VPN

To use an Android device to connect to a client-to-site IPsec VPN without having to import a certificate, use shared key authentication. Your device must use Android version 4.0 or above.

Configure the Android VPN Client

  1. On the Android device, tap Settings.
  2. In the Wireless & Networks section, tap More.
  3. Tap VPN.
  4. Add the VPN by tapping the plus sign (+) next to VPN.
  5. On the Edit VPN profile page, configure these settings:
    • Name – Enter a name for the VPN connection (e.g., IPsecWithSharedKeys).
    • Type – Select IPSec Xauth PSK.
    • Server address – Enter the network address for the VPN service (e.g.,
    • IPSec identifier – Enter the group policy name that you entered for the IPsec PSK VPN on the Barracuda Firewall (e.g., IPsecVPN).
    • IPSec pre-shared key – Enter the PSK.

Connect to the VPN with the Android Device

After configuring the Android device, you can connect to the IPsec VPN.

  1. On the device, navigate to the VPN screen.
  2. Tap the name of the VPN that you want to connect to (e.g., IPsecWithSharedKeys).
  3. Enter your Username and Password, and then tap Connect.

How do I default or reset a Cisco router?

Please see the regular process to reset the password on 1841 Router below,

  • Connect the console cable to Router 1841
  • Use the power switch in order to turn off the router, and then turn the router back on
  • Press Break on the terminal keyboard within 60 seconds of power up in order to put the router into ROMMON
  • Type confreg 0x2142 at the rommon 1> prompt in order to boot from Flash

This step bypasses the startup configuration where the passwords are stored

  • Type reset at the rommon 2> prompt.

The router reboots, but ignores the saved configuration.

  • Type no after each setup question, or press Ctrl-C in order to skip the initial setup procedure.
  • Type enable at the Router> prompt.
  • You are in enable mode and should see the Router# prompt
  • Type erase start at the Router> prompt.
  • Type configure terminal.
  • Type config-register #config-register 0x2102
  • Type write memory 
  • Type reload

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How do I display shell command history with date and time under UNIX or Linux operating systems?

If the HISTTIMEFORMAT is set, the time stamp information associated with each history entry is written to the history file, marked with the history comment character. 

Defining the environment variable as follows:

[root@hostname ~]# HISTTIMEFORMAT=”%m/%d/%y %T “


Where,  %d – Day  %m – Month  %y – Year  %T – Time

To see history type: history

[root@hostname ~]# history

How do I add or delete contacts under my Epicor support account?

In order to add or delete contacts, you must have System Admin privileges in (iSupport).  Then follow these steps:

1)    When you first enter our site, you are presented with the following screen.  At the top of this screen, you will see “My account”.  Click on this:

2)    Click on either of these User Maintenance choices:

3)    Select one of the options below:

4)    If you select “Assign Permissions”, the following screen appears where you can select the level of authority for each user: