HELP FILE

How to Install the Client to a Local Computer

    Follow this procedure to download and install the Hamachi client to a local computer. The client will be attached to your account.

    On Windows or Mac

    Important: You must be logged in to the Central account to which you want to attach the new Hamachi client.
    1. In Central, switch to Network mode and click Add Client on the Computers tab (My Networks).

      Result: The Add Client page is displayed.

    2. Select Install Hamachi on this computer and click Continue.
    3. Click Install Hamachi.

      Result: The Hamachi installer is launched.

    4. Follow the on-screen instructions.
    The client is installed on the local computer as an attached member of the active account.

    On CentOS (Linux)

    Install Hamachi via the command line.

    1. Download Hamachi using the terminal.

      wget http://www.vpn.net/installers/logmein-hamachi-2.1.0.165-1.x86_4.rpm

      Result: The installer package is downloaded to your current directory.

    2. Install the package.

      sudo yum install logmein-hamachi-2.1.0.165-1.x86_4.rpm

    The client is installed on the local computer.
    Important: Before you can connect to a network, you must attach the client to your Central account.
    1. Execute sudo hamachi login to log in.

      The login command establishes a link between your computer and the Hamachi server. After your first login, the Hamachi client running on your computer will remember your details and whenever your restart your computer, it will automatically log you in to the Hamachi server.

    2. Execute sudo hamachi attach [email@example.com] using your LogMeIn ID (email address) to attach the client running on your computer.
      Attaching your Hamachi client to an existing Central account is optional and has the following advantages:
      • You can manage your networks from the LogMeIn.com website.
      • With the attach-net command, you can attach those networks that you have created on your client to a Central account. This way, ownership of those networks will be transferred from the client (that created the networks) to the Central account. This also means that you can manage these networks from the LogMeIn.com website.

    On Ubuntu (Linux)

    1. Option 1: Install Hamachi via the command line.
      1. Download Hamachi using the terminal.

        wget http://www.vpn.net/installers/logmein-hamachi_2.1.0.165-1_amd64.deb

        Result: The installer package is downloaded to your current directory.

      2. Install the package.

        sudo dpkg -i logmein-hamachi_2.1.0.165-1_amd64.deb

    2. Install the package using the Ubuntu Software app.
      1. Navigate to http://www.vpn.net/.
      2. Click the appropriate package to download it.
      3. Open the .deb package with Software Install.

        Result: The Ubuntu Software window is displayed.

      4. Click Install.
      5. When prompted, enter the admin password for elevation.
    The client is installed on the local computer.
    Important: Before you can connect to a network, you must attach the client to your Central account.
    1. Execute sudo hamachi login to log in.

      The login command establishes a link between your computer and the Hamachi server. After your first login, the Hamachi client running on your computer will remember your details and whenever your restart your computer, it will automatically log you in to the Hamachi server.

    2. Execute sudo hamachi attach [email@example.com] using your LogMeIn ID (email address) to attach the client running on your computer.
      Attaching your Hamachi client to an existing Central account is optional and has the following advantages:
      • You can manage your networks from the LogMeIn.com website.
      • With the attach-net command, you can attach those networks that you have created on your client to a Central account. This way, ownership of those networks will be transferred from the client (that created the networks) to the Central account. This also means that you can manage these networks from the LogMeIn.com website.