How to disable Smartcard removal feature

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Sep 16th, 2008
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we`re using VPN Client connecting to VPN Concentrator 3015 and ACS 4.1(1) Build 23 Patch 4 with Smartcard Authentication. How can we disable the "Smartcard Removal Feature", so that VPN connections don`t tear down if the card is removed ?

If found some documenations for the ASA but not for Concentrator/ACS.

Many thanks


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smahbub Mon, 09/22/2008 - 14:50
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we can disable the "Smartcard Removal Feature" using the smartcard-removal-disconnect command:

group-policy name attributes

[no] smartcard-removal-disconnect {enable | disable}

Disabling this option configures the Client to leave existing tunnels connected when a SmartCard is removed. Enabling this option configures the Client to disconnect existing tunnels when a SmartCard is removed.

This option is enabled by default. The no form of the command removes the command from the configuration and reverts to the default value


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