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HUAWEI SecoClient User Access Guide

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Installing the Software

Installing the Software

Before using the SecoClient to establish a VPN connection, ensure that the client software is completely and correctly installed on your mobile device. If the SecoClient has not been installed on your mobile device, do as follows to install it:

  1. Before installing the software, read Installation Precautions to understand the precautions and system configuration requirements for software installation.
  2. If your mobile device does not have the SecoClent software installation package for the corresponding OS or the version of the installation package does not meet the requirement, obtain the software installation package by referring to Obtaining the Software Installation Package.
  3. Currently, the SecoClent supports three types of OSs (Windows, Mac OS and Linux), and different SecoClient software installation packages are provided for them. If you have obtained the software installation package that matches the OS of your mobile device, install the software by referring to the following steps:

Installation Precautions

Before installing and using the SecoClient, read the following content carefully to understand the precautions for software installation and ensure that the system configuration of your mobile device meets the requirements.

Precautions

  • When installing or uninstalling the software, use the user name and password with the administrator permission to log in to the OS.
  • Do not install or use multiple VPN dial-up software programs on one mobile device. Otherwise, the VPN dial-up software or OS may not work properly.
  • If the SecoClient already exists on your mobile device, a message is displayed during installation to prompt you to uninstall the SecoClient. You can delete the installed client software of the earlier version as prompted and run the installation program again to install the client software of the new version on your hard disk.

System Configuration Requirements

Table 3-1 System Configuration Requirements of the SecoClient

System Configuration

Requirement

OS

Windows

Mac OS

Linux

OS version

  • Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • OS X 10.7.x
  • OS X 10.8.x
  • OS X 10.9.x
  • OS X 10.10.x
  • OS X 10.11.x
  • OS X 10.12.x
  • OS X 10.13.x
  • Ubuntu-16.4.04 (32-bit)
  • Ubuntu-14.4.04 (64-bit)

Hardware resources

The SecoClient has no special requirements for software and hardware resources such as memory, hard disk, and CPU resources of the OS.

Obtaining the Software Installation Package

This section describes how to obtain the SecoClient client software installation package. In an actual task scenario, the enterprise network administrator is responsible for planning and deploying the software installation package and informing mobile device users.

Before You Start

Before obtaining the software installation package, ensure that the OS environment and version of your mobile device comply with the system configuration requirements described in Installation Precautions and obtain the software installation package that matches your OS environment.

Common Methods for Obtaining the Software Installation Package

  1. Obtain the software installation package from the administrator of your enterprise network and upload it to your mobile device.
  2. Log in to Huawei technical support website to download the software installation package by using the account that has the rights to download the SecoClient software installation package.
    • If you are an enterprise network user, you can use a registered account to log in to http://support.huawei.com/enterprise, choose Enterprise Networking > Security > Firewall & VPN Gateway > Secospace USG6600 > Downloads, and download the software installation package of the required version.
    • If you are a carrier user, you can use a registered account to log in to http://support.huawei.com/carrier, choose Software > Network > Switch & Gateway > Switch & Gateway > Eudemon1000E-N Series > Eudemon1000E-N, and download the software installation package of the required version.
  3. If your enterprise network administrator deploys an SSL VPN virtual gateway on the egress gateway of your enterprise network, you can use a browser to log in to the SSL VPN virtual gateway web page to download the software installation package. The procedure is described as follows:
    1. Obtain user login information from your enterprise network administrator.
      NOTE:
      Because there are multiple SSL VPN user authentication modes, the obtained user login information and operations vary. Confirm the user authentication mode with your enterprise network administrator.
      • Local authentication and server authentication: Obtain the user name and password.
      • Certificate-anonymous authentication: Obtain and install the client certificate.
      • Certificate-challenge authentication: Obtain the client certificate and password and install the client certificate.
    2. Enter the virtual gateway address provided by your enterprise network administrator in the browser of your mobile device to access the login page of the SSL VPN virtual gateway.
    3. Enter the user name and password or select the installed certificate based on the SSL VPN user authentication mode and press Enter.
    4. If the login succeeds, the virtual gateway web page is displayed. Click Options in the upper right corner of the web page. You can find the SecoClient software installation package under Download Network Extension Client.
    5. Click Download network extension client to download the software installation package corresponding to your OS.

Follow-Up Procedure

Currently, the SecoClent supports only two types of OSs (Windows and Mac OS), and different SecoClient software installation packages are provided for them. If you have obtained the software installation package that matches the OS of your mobile device, install the software by referring to the following steps:

Alternatively, you can go back to Getting Started and perform subsequent configurations by referring to the task map.

Installing the Software in the Windows System

The SecoClient provides separate software installation packages for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows OSs. Select the correct installation package based on the OS environment of your mobile device.

Before You Start

Before installing the software, ensure that the OS environment and version of your mobile device comply with the system configuration requirements described in Installation Precautions.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the OS using an account that has the administrator permission.
  2. Double-click the downloaded installation package. The installation wizard is displayed.
  3. The installation wizard prompts you to complete the installation task step by step.

    NOTE:
    • By default, the SecoClient is installed in the system disk. For example, if the system is installed in drive C, the default installation path of the SecoClient is C:\Program Files\SecoClient.
    • When you install the SecoClient client for the first time, a message is displayed, prompting you to install the network adapter driver. Follow the installation wizard to complete the installation.

  4. After the installation is complete, an application icon named SecoClient.exe is generated on your desktop. You can double-click the icon to start the SecoClient.

Follow-Up Procedure

Installing the Software in the Mac OS

The SecoClient supports only the 64-bit Mac OS.

Before You Start

Before installing the software, ensure that the OS environment and version of your mobile device comply with the system configuration requirements described in Installation Precautions.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Mac OS.
  2. Double-click the downloaded installation package. The system automatically decompresses the package into a folder, which is in the same directory as the installation package.
  3. Double-click the folder. The folder contains two files: Info.plist and SecoClientInstaller.pkg. Double-click SecoClientInstaller.pkg to run the installation program.
  4. The installation wizard prompts you to complete the installation task step by step.

    NOTE:
    • The SecoClient is installed in a fixed path by default, which cannot be manually changed.
    • Your system permission may be authenticated during installation, and the installation continues only after the authentication succeeds. Enter the user name and password that have the root permission to perform the installation.

  5. After the installation is complete, you can find the application program named SecoClient.app in the application folder. You can double-click to start the SecoClient.

    NOTE:

    When you start the SecoClient for the first time, use the root permission of the system to escalate the permission. After the permission is escalated, you can run the program. Enter the user name and password that have the root permission to escalate the permission.

Follow-Up Procedure

Installing the Software in the Linux System

The SecoClient software installation packages for 32-bit and 64-bit Linux OSs are provided. Select the correct installation package based on your OS.

Before You Start

Before installing the software, ensure that the OS environment and version of your mobile device comply with the system configuration requirements described in Installation Precautions.

Procedure

The procedure for installing the SecoClient in the 32-bit operating system is the same as that in the 64-bit operating system. The following uses the 64-bit operating system as an example.

  1. Log in to the Linux system using an account that has the root permission.
  2. Save the downloaded installation package to the main folder (Computer > home > sec).
  3. Start the Terminal. In the home/sec directory, run the ./installation package name.run command as the root user to install the SecoClient.

  4. If the installation succeeds, the following information is displayed.

  5. Click the SecoClient icon on the desktop to start the program.

Follow-Up Procedure

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Updated: 2019-02-22

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