how to use anyconnect via windows remote desktop?

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Mar 3rd, 2009

on anyconnect-win-2.3.0254-k9.pkg

when i try to connect anyconnect vpn it show message

vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disable. A vpn connection will not be established.

what is command to enable this feature in asa8.0(4)

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clausonna Tue, 03/03/2009 - 07:23

You need to be using the latest AnyConnect client (2.3.0254), which now supports this functionality. You will also (if I recall correctly) need to enable Split tunneling on the ASA.

Check out the latest release notes:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/customer/products/ps8411/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

You should also upgrade to the interim 8.0.4(16) release if you still have problems.

mattklepcyk1 Wed, 03/04/2009 - 16:02

Hello,

I too am seeing this behavior. I am using the latest client and ASA release.

Here are the details:

AnyConnect version: 2.3.0.254

ASA version: 8.0(4)

Error received:

Termination reason code 26:

Profile settings do not allow VPN initiation from a remote desktop.

I cannot find any settings in the profile on the ASA that would allow or disallow this behavior.

Please see the 2.3 release notes, table 1:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/vpn_client/anyconnect/anyconnect23/release/notes/anyconnect23rn.html#wp878382

The default is to allow local users only (LocalUsersOnly) -- but there is a setting to allow remote users as well (AllowRemoteUsers). PROBLEM: There is no information regarding how to enable the non-default settings.

Thanks,

-Matt

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