This tutorial explains how to set up a Cisco AnyConnect compatible OpenConnect VPN on openSUSE Linux. Follow step-by-step to set up an OpenConnect openSUSE VPN.
- We used the FastestVPN for this tutorial. While you can use any VPN service which offers the OpenConnect or Ocserv or SSL protocol.
Set up OpenConnect VPN on openSUSE Linux
Note: To set up the Cisco AnyConnect compatible OpenConnect VPN, you need to make sure that your VPN service provider offers the "OpenConnect" or "Ocserv" VPN protocol. FastestVPN is one of such VPN services.
1: Open your network settings and click on "+" sign.
2: Select "Cisco Anyconnect Compatible VPN (OpenConnect)".
3: Enter any name for your VPN connection such as "Openconnect VPN" or whatever you like. Then enter the VPN server address in the "Gateway" field as provided by your VPN service provider.
Click on "Save".
4: Now your Ocserv VPN profile on openSUSE has been created. Right click and then click "Connect"
5: Click on the "connect" icon next to the VPN server address. Then enter the VPN username as provided by your VPN service provider and click "Login"
6: If it shows a certificate confirmation message, then click "OK"
7: Then enter your VPN password, check mark "Store passwords" and click "Login".
8: Wait for a few seconds and then your Cisco AnyConnect compatible OpenConnect VPN on openSUSE Linux will be connected. Later, you can connect and disconnect the VPN from your network menu.
More openSUSE Tutorials
- OpenVPN on openSUSE Linux Using the Network Manager
- OpenVPN on openSUSE Linux Using the Terminal Command Line
- PPTP VPN on openSUSE Linux
The OpenConnect VPN or ocserv is an open-source Linux SSL VPN. It is basically designed so that organizations can make remote access VPN connections.
By following the steps given above, you can set up a Cisco AnyConnect compatible OpenConnect VPN on openSUSE Linux, which is also known as Ocserv or SSL VPN. Besides, if you're looking for additional support for setting up openSUSE OpenConnect, or any other openSUSE VPN client, please Contact us for your questions, queries, feedback, or suggestions.