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Dell SonicWALL

Global VPN

Client

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Installation
  1. Select the 64-bit or 32-bit client as appropriate to the Windows operating system architecture.
    • Quick start instructions:
      • Windows 7
        1. Click the Start button, type "system" in the Start Search box, and then click system in the Control Panel list.
        2. The operating system is displayed as follows :
          • For a 64-bit version operating system, "64-bit Operating System" appears for the System type under System.
          • For a 32-bit version operating system, "32-bit Operating System" appears for the System type under System.
      • Windows 8
        1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. Or, if you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.
        2. Type "system" in the search box, and then tap or click Settings.
        3. Tap or click System.
          • If you are running a 64-bit version of Windows 8, 64-bit Operating System is displayed in the System type field under the System heading.
          • If you are running a 32-bit version of Windows 8, 32-bit Operating System is displayed in the System type field under the System heading.
    • How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or 64-bit version of the Windows operating system
  2. Invoke the installer (i.e. GVCSetup64_4.9.1.1202_EN.exe)
  3. As needed, interact with a User Account Control dialog to authorize software installation.
    User Account Control
    Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?
    Program name : Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor
    Verified publisher : SonicWALL Inc.
    File origin : Downloaded from the internet
    To continue, type an administrator password, and then click Yes.
    ...
    [ Yes ]
  4. As needed, wait for the install program to initialize:
    Windows Installer
    Preparing to install
    ...
  5. Respond to install program windows:
    Global VPN Client
    The installer will guide you through the steps required to install Global VPN Client on your computer.
    [ Next > ]
    Please take a moment to read the license agreement now...
    (o) I Agree
    [ Next > ]
    The installer will install Global VPN Client to the following folder.
    Folder
    C:\Program Files\Dell SonicWALL\Global VPN Client\
    Install Global VPN Client for yourself, or for anyone who uses this computer
    (o) Everyone
    [ Next > ]
    The installer is ready to install Global VPN Client on your computer.
    [ Next > ]
    Global VPN Client is being installed.
    ...
    [ Next > ]
    Global VPN Client has been successfully installed.
    [ ] Start Global VPN Client every time I log in
    [ ] Start Global VPN Client when the installer finishes
    [ Close ]
Connection Setup

Use only one of the following methods. The first method is the simplest when you have been given a .rcf file.

  1. .rcf file
    Start
    Global VPN Client
    If a "New Connection Wizard" window appears:
    [ Cancel ]
    Dell SonicWALL Global VPN Client
    File
    Import...
    Import Connection
    Specify the name of the configuration file to import:
    WAN GroupVPN_*.rcf
    If the file is encrypted, specify the password:
    ...
    [ OK ]
    Click the newly added GroupVPN entry to highlight it.
    File
    Rename
    Enter a meaningful name.
  2. Connection Wizard
    Start
    Global VPN Client
    New Connection Wizard
    This wizard will guide you through the process of adding a new connection to your configuration.
    [ Next > ]
    New Connection
    IP Address or Domain Name
    IP Address
    Connection Name
    Connection Name
    [ Next > ]
    Completing the New Connection Wizard
    [ ] Create a desktop shortcut for this connection
    [ ] Enable this connection when the program is launched
    Finish
Connection Example
Dell SonicWALL Global VPN Client
Freedom Communication Technologies, Inc.
Right Click
Enable
Freedom Communication Technologies, Inc.
Pre-shared Key
...
[ OK ]
Enter Username / Password
Username
...
Password
...
[ OK ]
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