Hamachi FAQ

What is Hamachi?

Hamachi is a VPN (virtual private network) connecting two or more computers.

Hamachi is a centrally-managed VPN system, consisting of the server cluster managed by the vendor of the system and the client software, which is installed on end-user computers. 

Client software adds a virtual network interface to a computer, and it is used for intercepting outbound as well as injecting inbound VPN traffic. Outbound traffic sent by the operating system to this interface is delivered to the client software, which encrypts and authenticates it and then sends it to the destination VPN peer over a specially initiated UDP connection. Hamachi currently handles tunneling of IP traffic including broadcasts and multicast.

Special Notes:

Install a VPN Client (Hamachi) on your computer. Please note VPN must be on to connect to SAP Server. If VPN is off, you will not be able to connect and following message will come: “Partner #### not reached!” See screen below:

You can read more about VPN software’s on Wikipedia. Or following URL on iibs website:

 Before you start I must describe that it does not work easily on Windows 7 or older computers. Windows 8 and newer computers are fine.

Following screen shots are taken from Windows operating system. Some of the screen might look a little different based on your operating system.

How to switch on the VPN (Hamachi):

Click on the power button at seen in the image.

If both buttons are green it means VPN working fine.

Steps by steps to install the Hamachi VPN Client:

Step 1: You will get a URL in the email to download Hamachi from IIBS.

 Please note one URL can be used on one machine only. If you need to install this software on more than one machine, request IIBS with some reason.

Step 2: When you click the link you will see following screen.

Tick the Check Box and Continue.

Step 3: Click on Download Now

The following screen will come when you download.

Step 4: Once the above box completely downloads a box will be prompted in your screen to provide permission to download the software in your System. Click OK

Step 5: Choose English and click Next

Step 6: Click Next in the below screen

Step 7: Click on ‘I Agree’

Step 8: Click on Next

Step 8: Tick the check Box and click Install

The following screen will come and Installation will start. Please don’t do anything till the time it finishes its Installation

Step 10: Click on Finish Button. Please make sure that Launch Hamachi check box is ticked

Once Hamachi is Installed Click on the Hamachi Icon on your Desktop footer toolbar. The following Hamachi screen will come and the below buttons has to be green. Please note, based on your training program screen might look a little different as there are different servers for different trainings.




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