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How to Save Username and Password in Global VPN Client

Description

This article shows how to save a user name and password for GVC clients.

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Step 1:

Go to VPN | Settings and Click on Configure Button of WAN GroupVPN 

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Step 2:

New Window opens , Go to Client Tab. Select 'Always' Under '
Cache XAUTH User Name and Password on Client' in the drop down list as below.
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Step 3:

Open SonicWall Global VPN Client and create a new connection profile. Click Enable to connect.

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Step 3:

Enter the Username and Password to connect. 

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Step 4:

Once it is connected , select the policy and click on Properties button, new window opens. Select User Authentication and enable Remember my username and password check box, enter Username and Password, and click on Apply Button.
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Step 5:

Now when you are trying to connect again it will automatically connect without promting for Username and Password.

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Resolution for SonicOS 6.5 and Later

SonicOS 6.5 was released September 2017. This release includes significant user interface changes and many new features that are different from the SonicOS 6.2 and earlier firmware. The below resolution is for customers using SonicOS 6.5 and later firmware.

Step 1:

Go to Manage > VPN > Base Settings and Click on Configure Button of WAN GroupVPN 

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Step 2:

New Window opens , Go to Client Tab. Select 'Always' Under '
Cache XAUTH User Name and Password on Client' in the drop down list as below.
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Step 3:

Open SonicWall Global VPN Client and create a new connection profile. Click Enable to connect.

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Step 3:

Enter the Username and Password to connect. 

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Step 4:

Once it is connected , select the policy and click on Properties button, new window opens. Select User Authentication and enable Remember my username and password check box, enter Username and Password, and click on Apply Button.
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Step 5:

Now when you are trying to connect again it will automatically connect without promting for Username and Password.

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