Configuring Always-on VPN Options using Wizards

To configure the Always-on VPN Options using wizards.

  1. Login to Pulse Connect Secure admin console.
  2. Admin can configure Always-on VPN options using Wizards in following two ways:

Using Global Wizards

  1. Click Wizards. Following screen appears:

Figure 44: Wizards Screen

  1. Select Wizard > Basic> Always-on VPN Configuration. Following screen appears:

Figure 45: Always-on VPN connection set details

  1. Choose the connection set from the drop-down list of existing connection sets. Figure 47 appears.

Go to Step-5 to continue with configuration of Always-on VPN.

Using Connection Set

  1. Select Users> Pulse Secure Client > Connections. Go to Step-3 to continue with configuration of Always-on VPN.
  1. Click New to display the New Connection set configuration page. The following screen appears:

Figure 46: New Connection Set

Create new connection set with default values. For more information on Connection set, refer to Creating a Client Connection Set for Pulse Connect Secure.

Note: Admin can edit the existing connection set also.

  1. Click Configure Always-on vpn wizard. The following screens appears:

Figure 47 Configure Always-on VPN using wizard

  1. if admin has already configured Always-on VPN, the following screen appears:

Figure 48 Always-on VPN

Click TURN-OFF ALWAYS-ON VPN, if you want to disable Always-on VPN option. Also, VPN only access will get disabled.

  1. Click Next to continue with configuration of Always-on VPN. The following screen appears:

Figure 49 Can users connect or disconnect VPN

Check the Lockdown this connection checkbox. Following screen appears:

Scenario 1 – Always-on VPN

Figure 50 Can users connect or disconnect VPN (Lockdown mode)

Scenario – 2 VPN Only Access

Figure 51: Can users connect or disconnect VPN

  1. Check Can users connect or disconnect VPN checkbox to continue with Always-on VPN configuration.
  2. Click Next. The following screen appears:

Scenario – 1: Always-on VPN

Figure 52 Lock down mode exception configuration

Configure the exception rules. Admin can add more exception rules to the Core Access Rules.

  1. Click Create new exception. The following screen appears:

Figure 53 Lock down mode exception configuration

  1. Click Submit, if exception rules are set.
  2. Click Skip, if admin wants to change the exception rules.

Scenario – 1: Always-on VPN

Figure 54 Summary Screen

Scenario – 2 VPN Only Access

Figure 55 Summary Screen

  1. Click Finish. Always-on VPN update successful.’ message appears on the screen.

Note: ‘Always-on VPN update successful’ message appears along with connection set page (see Figure 46), if Admin is configuring Always-on VPN using Wizards through Wizard tab in PCS console.