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This video article shows the step-by-step guide how to download a SonicWALL Global VPN (GVC) Client and install on Windows 10.  It does not cover NetExtener SSL VPN setup. NOTE:  If you have SonicWALL GVC installed and you need to connect to VPN server, skip to Step 6 below. To configure the VPN client in Steps 6, you will need:
  • VPN Server IP address
  • VPN Preshared Key or Secret Key
  • VPN User name
  • VPN Password

1. Download the SonicWall Global VPN Client (GVC) for Windows OS:

https://www.sonicwall.com/products/remote-access/vpn-clients/

2. Select the 64-bit VPN Client, unless your Windows OS is 32-bit.

If you are not sure, check with your IT person or system administrator. resized-d51150ecbb445b9c7ace41ea5bb6aec2

3. Launch setup program and take all default settings.

Enter local admin or domain admin account.  Follow the install wizard and accept the default settings. resized-4d5a4cf4e8060dc0f70ebbda1335cc10

4. You can also choose to Start Global VPN Client at everytime I log in

Recommended if you work from home and use VPN often. resized-fe8d492244cadcf7a8df0329d69e7c60

5. Launch Global VPN client once the computer is restarted. A connection Wizard will come up

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6. Enter SonicWALL Firewall/VPN IP address and Connection name (any name you can remember).

IP Address: AB.XX.YY.ZZ or hostname of VPN Server Connection Name: Your Company VPN NOTE: You must enter the correct IP address of the SonicWALL VPN Server. resized-89fec59a7ba94db75f1aaa221bb7fd34

7.   Initial Connection setup

Click on Enable to connect and enter default Preshared key: Ask your IT manager or support agent for this info if you don’t know it. resized-576727fe11fec5c86bedc8c42fe1d0b1

8. Enter your VPN user name and password.

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9.  Congratulations, you are connected to the VPN serve when you get CONNECTED status.

You can remote into the desktop in the office or access your apps or file share. resized-e7b3ca9817531af8437062b696cf3c16  

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