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How to configure SSL-VPN connections using Mobile Connect on Windows 10

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This article explains the download and configuration of an SSL-VPN connection using Mobile Connect for Windows 10. Mobile Connect is the recommended VPN Client for Windows 10.

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SonicWall Mobile Connect for Windows 10 is installed from the Windows Store.

1.On your Windows 10 device, launch the Store app. 

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2. In the search field, enter SonicWall Mobile Connect and click Enter

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3. In the search results, select SonicWall Mobile Connect.

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4. Select 'Install'. The app will begin downloading and install on your device.

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5. When installation is complete, the SonicWall Mobile Connect icon will appear in the list of applications
on your Windows 10 device.

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Configuring VPN Connections:

1. Launch the Settings app and navigate to Network & Internet > VPN.

2. Under VPN, select Add a VPN connection.

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3. In the Add a VPN connection window, select SonicWall Mobile Connect as the VPN provider.

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4. After entering all the required information, click Save.

NOTE: If a custom port is required, then the port must be entered in URL format in the server name field, for example https://vpn.example.com:4433.

Once the VPN connection is successfully created, the VPN connection name appears in the list of
connections and in the VPN section.

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To establish a Mobile Connect VPN session:

1. In the Action Center, select the VPN to open the Settings app and connect the VPN by selecting Connect.

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2 Enter your username and password when prompted and tap OK. Note that the Windows Sign In screen
accepts the  SonicWall SRA/Firewall appliance domain or the SonicWall EX-Series Login Group

value as the Microsoft domain portion of the username:
>>Username@Domain OR Username@LoginGroup

>>DomainUsername OR LoginGroupUsername

Example 1: jdoe@Corp-DEMO or Corp-DEMOjdoe, where Corp-DEMO is the name of the domain for the SRA
appliance/Firewall .

Example 2: jdoe@CORP or CORPjdoe, where CORP is the Login Group for the EX Series SRA appliance.

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When the connection is successfully established, the Status changes to Connected and the Disconnect
button replaces the Connect button.

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Once connected, you can access the remote network. The Networks screen shows the status of the VPN
connection.

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