How do I use OpenConnect via Network Manager to connect to Juniper VPN?

Ian Turner vectro at
Thu May 26 18:57:46 PDT 2016

On 05/24/2016 12:30 PM, Mike Miller wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 12:43:20 +0200, DAVIDE DELLA VISTA wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm using ubuntu 15.10.
>> From command line, in order to connect to a Juniper VPN using OpenConnect, I
>> use the following command-line: sudo openconnect --juniper
>> and it works. I'd like set this connection as a VPN
>> connection in Network manager.
>> I've installed network-manager-openconnect, but it fails to connect (I get a
>> "XML response has no "auth" node" message in the log window).
>> How do I configure the vpn client when using Network Manager?
> You don't, NetworkManager does not have any support for the Juniper VPN
> option yet.
> There is an open bug report [1] and some discussion on this mailing list
> on developing support in a future version.
> [1]:
If you like you can try out the patches which are currently being
discussed. It will require recompiling the NetworkManager plugins for
OpenConnect. If you use KDE it will also require recompiling the Plasma
plugins for NetworkManager.

The patches are here:



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