Cannot connect to SSLVPN server using OpenSuSE x86-64

  • 7007994
  • 25-Feb-2011
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell Access Manager 3.1 SSLVPN Server
Novell Access Manager 3.1 Support Pack 3 applied
SSLVPN server running on SLES 11 x86-64
ENterprise mode enabled using ESP based SSLVPN server
SSLVPN client running on OpenSuSE 11.3  x86-64 platform


SSLVPN server setup and working fine from all Windows based clients. Linux based clients running OpenSuSE 11.3 x86-64 would fail to connect to the server successfully. The client logs available on the OpenSuSE desktop showed the following log entries:

Tue Feb 22 10:50:38 2011  LOG6: Connecting ......
Tue Feb 22 10:50:39 2011  LOG6: Successful command GETVERSION. Service version is
Tue Feb 22 10:50:39 2011  LOG6: Command looks like,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Tue Feb 22 10:50:39 2011  LOG6: Successfully updated the policy
Tue Feb 22 10:50:39 2011  LOG6: proper signature. Binary is verified
/root/bin/openvpn: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Tue Feb 22 10:50:39 2011  LOG6: Bad command

The list of SSL packages running on the client host were:

neildub@howaya:~/Desktop> rpm -qa|grep ssl


To make this work, on openSUSE 11.3 x86_64, install the following packages:


The following libraries are not backwards compatible.