VPN configuration (iOS device profile)

With the VPN configuration you define VPN settings for network connections.

Setting/Field Description
Connection name The name of the connection shown on the device.
Connection type The type of the VPN connection:
  • Cisco AnyConnect
  • IPSec (Cisco)
  • F5
  • Check Point
  • Custom SSL

Different entry fields are shown on the VPN page depending on the connection type you select here.

Identifier (reverse DNS format) (connection type Custom SSL) The custom identifier in reverse DNS format.
Server (all connection types) The host name or the IP address of the server.
Account (all connection types) The user account for the authentication of the connection.
Custom data (connection type Custom SSL) If your vendor has specified custom connection properties, you can enter them in this field.

To enter a property, click Add and then enter Key and Value of the property in the dialog box.

Send all traffic through VPN All traffic is sent through VPN.
Group (connection type Cisco AnyConnect) The group that may be required for the authentication of the connection.
User authentication (connection types Cisco AnyConnect, F5, Custom SSL) Select the type of user authentication for the connection:
  • If you select Password, a Password field is shown below the User Authentication field. Enter the password for authentication.
  • If you select Certificate, a Certificate field is shown below the User authentication field. Select a certificate.
Device authentication (connection type IPSec (Cisco)) The type of device authentication:
  • Keys (Shared Secret)/Group name

    If you select this option, the fields Group name, Keys (Shared Secret), Use hybrid authentication and Request password are displayed below the Device authentication field. Enter the required authentication information in the Group name and Keys (Shared Secret) fields. Select Use hybrid authentication and Request password as required.

  • Certificate

    If you select this option, the fields Certificate and Including user PIN are displayed below the Device authentication field. In the Certificate list, select the required certificate. Select Including user PIN to include the user PIN in device authentication.

Proxy (all connection types)

The proxy settings for the connection:
  • None
  • Manually

    If you select this option, the fields Server and port, Authentication and Password are displayed. In the Server and port field, enter the valid address and the port of the proxy server. In the Authentication field, enter the user name for the connection to the proxy server. In the Password field, enter the password for the connection to the proxy server.

  • Automatic

    If you select this option, the Proxy server URL field is displayed. Enter the URL of the server with the proxy setting in this field.