Setting up the IPSec VPN tunnel from the client workstation

On the user's Microsoft Windows workstation:

  1. Right-click on the icon found in the Windows system tray (hidden icons):

  2. Select Connection panel.
  3. Locate the connection created in the earlier steps (Ikev1GwConfig-Ikev1Tunnel in the example).
  4. Click on Open.

    The tunnel is set up.
    A green icon appears in front of it, and the button next to it now indicates Close:

  5. When you close the connection window by clicking on the cross, the tunnel will remain open.