This article provides an overview of the initial installation of the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client.
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Downloading and Accessing the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client
To access the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client, go to the Barracuda NG SSL VPN web portal and click my Network.
When you first access myNetwork, the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client binary is downloaded and installed on the client computer.
Running the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client
After the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client is installed successfully and you click my Network in the Barracuda NG SSL VPN web portal, the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client is automatically launched and initiates a client-to-site connection to the company network infrastructure. The user credentials that were entered on the SSL VPN login page are used to initiate the connection.
Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client Login Mask
If a connection to the configured VPN server fails or single sign-on functionality should not be used, the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client automatically opens the client-to-site login window and you are prompted to enter your user credentials to establish a connection.
Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client Connection Settings
|Username||The username of the client-to-site user.|
|Password||The password of the client-to-site user.|
|Certificate||Sets the path to the X.509 certificate used for authentication.|
|VPN Server||The IP address of the VPN server that the client should connect to.|
|Probe Target (TCP Only)||Verifies that the desired VPN server is reachable.|
|Remember user credential (without password)||If the Barracuda NG SSL VPN Client should remember the username of the most recently logged in user, select this check box.|
The transport mode for the client-to-site VPN tunnel. You can select one of the following options:
|Use a proxy server to connect||If the connection is established through a proxy server, select this check box.|
|User/Password||The user credentials for the proxy server.|
|Proxy[:port]||The IP address and port of the proxy server.|
|Simulate SSL||Simulates an SSL connection to the web proxy.|
X.509 Form Based Authentication
The X.509 certificate subject string (inclusive wildcards) stated in a X.509 certificate can be used in the Allowed User Group sections to regulate link visibility for each authenticated SSL VPN user.
Continue with How to Set Up the Transparent NG SSL VPN Client for Windows.