Watch guard IP sec VPN Software issue with M1 Chip Macbook

We are facing issue with Watch guard firebox Ip sec Mobile VPN client on M1 based Mac book, after installation it give some firewall not activate error please reboot. after multiple reboot, multiple re installation its give same error. anyone who facing same error. any solution available. also that software is not updated from 2019.and only work on Intel based processors not workign on M1 chip.

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  • james.carsonjames.carson Moderator, WatchGuard Representative

    Hi @TarunKumar

    The IPSec client won't work on an M1 Mac at this time -- we're working on an update for it.

    In the interim, I'd suggest using one of the VPN options that uses the built in VPN client on the Mac such as IKEv2.

    -James Carson
    WatchGuard Customer Support

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