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2.2. Sophos XG VPN Firewall Client Install

Configuring SSL VPN client

Downloading the SSL VPN client software

From a browser, logon to the user portal using the Sophos Firewall's public IP address and the user portal https port as provided by the support technician working with you


Once logged into the portal, download the SSL VPN client for the required endpoint accordingly. In this article, we will download and install the client and configuration for Windows 10.

Installing the SSL VPN client software on Windows

Run the downloaded SSL VPN client.

Note: If you have an application control software, make sure to unblock OpenVPN and SSL VPN Client for Windows in order for the installation to be successful.

Click Next and follow the wizard.

Accept the license agreement.


Choose the folder location and click Install. 
Monitor the installation process. 
Click Finish to complete the installation. 
Once installed, start the VPN authentication by clicking on the traffic light symbol in the task bar. 
Log in using the same credentials for the user portal.
The traffic light will change from red (disconnected) to red and amber (negotiating/connecting). As soon as the traffic light changes to green, a pop up message appers confirming the SSL VPN connection is established.
When finished with your connection, Disconnect from the network by right clicking on the stop light and choosing disconnect 


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