This article explains which permissions are required for Windows users to run the Sophos SSL VPN client successfully.
Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s): AstaroSophos UTM Software ApplianceSophos UTM 100/110/120Sophos UTM 220Sophos UTM 100/110/120Sophos UTM 320Sophos UTM 425Sophos UTM 525Sophos UTM 625
A User which is logged in and tries to establish a SSL VPN needs network operation rights. This allows the SSL VPN Client to set up the network completely (for example, adding the required routes).
In Windows 7 and 8, the network operations are an administrator privilege. You can either elevate the user to a local administrator, run the SSL VPN client as an administrator, or use the preferred method and add the user to the 'Network Configuration Operators' Windows group.
To add the user to the 'Network Configuration Operators' group:
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