If your users are complaining about having to type in their username and password each time they want to connect to your corporate network, there is a simple solution.

By default, when users access the Properties page of their VPN connection, then click on the User Authentication tab, they’ll see the following:

To enable users to persistently save their usernames and passwords for this connection, make the following changes to your Sonicwall VPN Policy.

  • Within the SonicWall Web Interface, click on VPN > Settings

  • Under VPN Policies > Click on the edit button of WAN GroupVPN.

  • Click on the Client tab.

  • Under the User Name and Password Caching section, edit the option titled: Cache XAUTH User Name and Password on Client:

  • By default it is set to “Never”. From the drop down box, simply change it to “Always”