Defining a User Account

Create a user account that should be able to access the User Portal and use the VPN connection.

If you want to use an existing account, adopt the required settings from the user configured in the next steps.

  1. Open the Definitions & Users > Users & Groups > Users page.

  2. Click the New User button.

    The Create New User dialog shows.

  1. Make the following settings:

    Username: Enter a username. Example: gforeman. The remote user needs this username later to log in to the User Portal.

    Real name: Enter the full name of the remote user. Example: George Foreman).

Email address: Enter the e-mail address of the user. This creates an X.509 certificate for this user, using the e-mail address as the certificate's VPN ID. You can view the certificate under Remote Access > Certificate Management > Certificates.

Authentication: For the remote access via L2TP over IPsec the Local and RADIUS authentication methods are supported. For Local authentication, enter a password for the remote user.

Use static remote access IP (optional): You can assign the remote access user a static IP address. This IP address must not originate from the IP address pool used in the remote access settings. When the connection is being established, the IP address is automatically assigned to the host.

Comment (optional): You can enter a description or additional information on the user.

  1. Click Save.

Cross Reference: Find more information about user accounts in the UTM administration guide under Definitions & Users.