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VPN On Demand

Applicable to: iOS devices

 

A VPN On Demand configuration sets up access to a VPN server based on domains, host names, etc.

VPN On Demand settings

Setting

What To Do

Name

Enter a name that identifies this configuration.

Description

Enter a description that clarifies the purpose of this configuration.

Connection Type

Select the type of VPN to configure.

The remaining settings depend on this selection.

Enable VPN On Demand

Select to use this configuration for domains and host names that establish a VPN on demand.

Enable iOS Rules

(Applicable if Enable VPN On Demand is selected)

For iOS and macOS, you can set up:

  • Network rules that allow or disallow connections to, and allow or ignore,  the networks that evaluate as true.
  • Connection rules allow when needed, or never allow, connections to the networks that evaluate as true.

For network rules, you can specify the following types of parameters:

  • DNS Domain Match
  • DNS Server Address Match
  • SSID Match
  • URL String Probe
  • Interface Type Match

For connection rules, you can specify the following types of parameters:

  • DNS Domain Match
  • DNS Server Address Match
  • SSID Match
  • URL String Probe
  • Interface Type Match
  • Domain Name
  • DNS Server
  • URL Probe

Provider Type (iOS 9+)

Select one of the following tunnel provider:

  • app-proxy - tunnels traffic at the app layer
  • packet-tunnel - tunnels traffic at the IP layer

IPsec (Cisco)

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

Machine Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Include User PIN

Select to prompt the user for a PIN.

Proxy Setup

 

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

Cisco AnyConnect

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

Group

Enter the group to use to authenticate the connection.

User Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

Juniper SSL

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

Realm

Enter the authentication realm to be used for authenticating the connection.

Role

Enter the authentication role to be used for authenticating the connection.

User Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

F5 SSL

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

User Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

SonicWALL Mobile Connect

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

Login Group or Domain

Enter the login group or domain to be used for authenticating the connection.

User Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

Aruba VIA

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

User Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

Custom SSL

Setting

What To Do

Identifier

Enter the identifier for this custom SSL VPN in reverse DNS format (such as com.mycompany.myserver).

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.*

Custom Data

Enter the key-value pairs that define the custom data for this VPN.

User Authentication

Only Certificate authentication is supported.

Credential

Select the identity certificate to use.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

 

Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect

Setting

What To Do

Server

Enter the IP address or host name for the VPN server.

Account

Enter the user account to be used for authenticating the connection.

Custom Data

Enter the key-value pairs that define the custom data for this VPN.

User Authentication

Certificate is the user authentication method.

Select an identity certificate to use in the Credential field.

Proxy Setup

Select Manual or Automatic to configure a proxy.

   

If you select Manual, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Server and Port: Enter the network address and port number for the proxy server.*

  • Authentication: Enter a valid user name if one is required for connecting to the proxy.*

  • Password: Enter a valid password if one is required for connecting to the proxy.

If you select Automatic, then the following additional fields are available:

  • Proxy Server URL: Enter the fully-qualified URL for the proxy.

 

Note:  Type $ to see a list of supported variables, if available, for this field.

 

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