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Connecting to a Sonicwall SSL VPN using Windows Without Needing the Sonicwall NetExtender Client

Here’s an easy way to connect to a Sonicwall SSL VPN using Windows 10 (also works in 8.1)… without needing the Sonicwall NetExtender client (which won’t install completely on Windows 10).

The example below is using porthole.envisionsuccess.net as the terminator:

  1. Open PowerShell as administrator
  2. Paste in the text below:
    $xml = "443"
    $sourceXml=New-Object System.Xml.XmlDocument
    $sourceXml.LoadXml($xml)
    Add-VpnConnection -Name Envision -ServerAddress porthole.envisionsuccess.net -SplitTunneling $True -PluginApplicationID SonicWALL.MobileConnect_cw5n1h2txyewy -CustomConfiguration $sourceXml
  3. Click Connect to connect to the VPN (you’ll be prompted for your domain credentials the first time).

Here are some screenshots:

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Veeam Backup & Replication Off-Site Replication Walkthrough Tutorial
Veeam Backup & Replication Off-Site Replication Walkthrough Tutorial
Veeam Backup & Replication Off-Site Replication Walkthrough Tutorial
Veeam Backup & Replication Off-Site Replication Walkthrough Tutorial

Note - if you see this error below...

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You’ll see a corresponding error in the Sonicwall logs:

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