May 16, 2009

Installing Hamachi on CentOS 5

LogMeIn Hamachi is a VPN service that easily sets up in 10 minutes, and enables secure remote access to your business network, anywhere there's an Internet connection.

It works with your existing firewall, and requires no additional configuration. Hamachi is the first networking application to deliver an unprecedented level of direct peer-to-peer connectivity. It is simple, secure, and cost-effective.

Download latest hamachi version

# wget

Unpack hamachi-

# tar -zxvf hamachi-

Installing Hamachi

# cd hamachi-

# make install

Run tuncfg

# /sbin/tuncfg

After installation, issue the following commands

Create keys and set configuration directory

# hamachi-init -c /etc/hamachi

Start hamachi

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi start

Login to hamachi network

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi login

Create your personal network and password protect it

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi create YOUR_NETWORK
Creating YOUR_NETWORK .. ok

Go-Online on your network

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi go-online YOUR_NETWORK

Joining other networks

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi join OTHER_NETWORK password

Leaving other networks

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi leave OTHER_NETWORK

Changing nick name

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi set-nick NEW_NICK

Getting a list of networks & members

# hamachi -c /etc/hamachi list

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