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  • VPN Will Not Save Connection Properties

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    Home Forums Networking – routers, firewalls, network configuration VPN Will Not Save Connection Properties

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      • #2276129 Reply
        WSfrankrocap
        AskWoody Plus

        I can not get the VPN connection properties to “Save”

        pre shared key,  username and password .

        Win 10 Pro  64 bit   Ver: 1809

        This had worked in the past on this computer but now after entering the information

        and clicking the save button the info mentioned is not saved and of course I can’t log on.

        Thanks,

        Frank Rocap

      • #2276206 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        If you can’t logon to the VPN you don’t want to save credentials. Once you logon credentials should save. Is this what happens?

        cheers, Paul

        • #2276215 Reply
          WSfrankrocap
          AskWoody Plus

          Paul,

          On Win 10 settings to set up a VPN connection to use for a remote desktop connection I enter the info listed in my initial post and click save, nothing happens so I click save again, then the vpn set up just re-appears with blank lines.  With no info saved I don’t connect.

          Thanks,

          Frank

      • #2276223 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        Try creating the connection via PowerShell. If that works it may be a GUI thing.

        cheers, Paul

      • #2276236 Reply
        WSfrankrocap
        AskWoody Plus

        Paul,

        Thank you for your input,  I’ve seen the “power shell”  thing suggested before

        when doing searchs.  That is way beyond my capabilities so I guess I just won’t

        use that computer for the vpn connection. I will study the info in the link you

        sent.

        Thank you again for taking the time to answer my question.

        Frank

         

      • #2276268 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        PowerShell is just a bit of typing with the appropriate names supplied by you. Nothing difficult. The examples show you where to put the bits required.

        I type it all in Notepad etc, check the spelling and then copy and paste into a PowerShell window.

        cheers, Paul

      • #2279500 Reply
        wsfrankrocap
        Guest

        Paul,
        I did a computer  “reset”  and now the VPN  settings are retained and I am able to log on to the remote site I need to use.

        Thank you very much for taking your time to help,  this was the first time I ever did anything like “resetting” a computer. It was easy, just takes a lot of time!!

        Best regards,
        Frank

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