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How to configure SSL Remote access VPN for Android OS

13-10-2020 12:02:57


Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN is an emerging technology that provides remote-access VPN capability. SSL VPN has some unique features when compared with other existing VPN technologies. Most noticeably, SSL VPN uses SSL protocol and its successor, Transport Layer Security (TLS), to provide a secure connection between remote users and internal network resources.

OpenVPN is use to established vpn connection from Android based mobile phones. OpenVPN is an open-source security protocol that creates secure point-to-point connections in routed and remote access facilities. Here’s how you can setup OpenVPN on your andriod phone.

Applicable Version: All

This configuration consists of two (2) sections.

A. UTM Configuration

B. Configuration on Android Phone

A. UTM Configuration

Kindly refer the following link to configure the SSL remote vpn

B. Configuration on Android Phone

1. To configure OpenVPN on Android device you need to install OpenVPN Connect App and need to download the OpenVPN configuration files from Seqrite UTM.

2. Open Play Store and search for OpenVPN Connect App from your Android device to download / install it.

3. Perform the following:

a. Download Seqrite SSL VPN client tar file to PC

b. Extract .tar file. This tar file contains Ca.crt, Client.crt, Client. Key and Client.ovpn.

c .Copy/verify these files on your Android device >> location: / storage/ emulated / Download

4. Now tap on OpenVPN app

In open VPN app under Import Profile section select FILE option to import .ovpn file.

Update your credentials after Profile got imported successfully.

After successful authentication you will get connected to SSL VPN.

After VPN connection you can verify by accessing LAN/UTM as per requirement.

You can disconnect the SSL VPN by clicking higlighted Tab

Please contact Seqrite Technical Support for more assistance