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Install Sophos SSL VPN Client (Windows) - UTM
In this tutorial, we’re showing you how to download and install the SSL VPN Client from the user portal of your Sophos firewall.
Info: This tutorial has been made for a Sophos firewall with UTM operating system. If you’re using a firewall with the SFOS operating system, you will find the SSL VPN instructions for a firewall with SFOS here. There are also instructions on setting up the VPN for macOS or iOS. However, these require an XG firewall with the SFOS operating system.
Install SSL VPN Client
1. Login to Sophos
Open the Sophos User Portal in your Browser. Login with your username and password.
Note: If your browsers notifies you that this connection isn’t trustworthy, that’s because there’s no SSL certificate for your firewall. Look for the option to still open the page (different depending on the browser).
2. Download Sophos SSL VPN Client
Remote Access in the navigation. Click on the first
Download link under SSL VPN and download the software.
3. Install Sophos SSL VPN Client
Start the setup and follow the steps of the wizard.
Note: In case you’re being asked to install a software called
TAP-Windows Provider V9 network adapter in the installation process, click
4. Set up Sophos SSL VPN Client
After installing the client, a small traffic light icon will show in the bottom right of the task bar. Right-click on it and select
Connect. Enter your username and password and confirm by clicking
5. Check VPN connection
With correct login data, the little traffic light should switch to green. This shows, that the VPN connection has been established successfully. You can now access the remote desktop server or a company file server.