-- MikeGore - 2016-11-01

OpenConnect

OpenConnect command line options documenation

OpenConnect Installation - Linux Ubuntu / Debian / Raspberry PI

  • apt-get install openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome

OpenConnect command line usage example for UofW

Examples
  • openconnect -u userid -b cn-vpn.uwaterloo.ca
    • This will prompt for the watiam password for the given userid
  • openconnect -b cn-vpn.uwaterloo.ca
    • This will prompt for both userid and password

OpenConnect shell script to connect to UofW via the command line

  • uw script download link: command line tool for starting and stopping openconnect to the University of Waterloo
    • Save file as uw
    • As root copy file to /usr/local/bin/uw
    • Change permissions: chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/uw
  • Examples:
    • uw start - start the VPN connection
      • prompts for userid and password from WATIAM
    • uw status - verify status of VPN connection
      • process is running: nnnnn - where nnnnn is the PID of the running openconnect process
    • uw stop - stop VPN connection - shutdown openconnect process

OpenConnect GUI interface and source code

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Topic revision: r2 - 2016-11-02 - MikeGore
 
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