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I am trying to set up a script driven VPN connection with nmcli on Lubuntu 12.10 using Openconnect and NetworkManager and I cannot seem to get it to connect either with the saved credentials or via sudo with

[vpn]
....
password-flags=0

[vpn-secrets]
password=your_password

as I've seen suggested many places.

Any ideas on how to bypass the connect dialog?

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  • Have you looked into openconnect CLI with vpnc-scripts?
    – earthmeLon
    Feb 15 '16 at 18:24
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Assuming you've installed openvpn, if not start with install :

Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command(s) below:

sudo apt-get install openvpn

then you should Edit /etc/default/openvpn.

so issue this : sudo gedit /etc/default/openvpn

then Uncomment the AUTOSTART="all" line.

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these steps are issued from this link : Starting OpenVPN client automatically at boot

save and close.

If a username/password is required,

edit the .conf file

edit auth-user-pass user-password-filename

Create a file containing:

username

password

save and close. reboot your system.

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