At a high level, if you use Ubuntu 18.x, to successfully install the SSL VPN client, you must:

Currently, there is a bug with the GUI for this version of Ubutnu. VMWare is actively resolving this bug.


Step 1: Download the SSL VPN client

For Account Administrators only.

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Infrastructure
  2. Click SSL VPN
  3. Click Members.
  4. Click the plus ( + ) icon.
  5. In the field, enter and select the name of the user, or their email address.

  6. Mark the desired data center or data centers that the user can connect to.

  7. Click Submit.

  8. Click Client
  9. Click Download SSL VPN client
  10. After installation, open the client.
  11. Click Settings.
  12. Return to AMP, specifically to the Client section of the SSL VPN screen.
  13. Use the Client Configuration table to locate the data center and corresponding information to add to the client. 



  14. Under Client Configuration, copy the Location information, and then paste that information into Connection Alias.
  15. Under Client Configuration, copy the HOST/FQDN information, and then paste that information into Hostname/IP Address.
  16. Under Client Configuration, copy the Port information, and then paste that information into Port.
  17. Click Add.
  18. Click OK.
  19. In the drop-down menu, select the newly created connection.
  20. Log into the client.


Step 2: Install the SSL VPN client

  1. Run the following command: 

    tar -xzvf Armor-VpnSetup.tgz
  2. Set the execute bit on the install script with the following command: 

    cd ~/Downloads/linux_phat_client
    chmod +x install_linux_phat_client.sh
  3. Install the dos2unix utility with the following command:   

    sudo apt install dos2unix
    apt install net-tools
  4. Change the line endings of the files to a unix format with the following command:  

    cd ~/Downloads/linux_phat_client
    dos2unix install_linux_phat_client.sh && dos2unix linux_phat_client/*
  5. Install the client with the following command:  

    cd ~/Downloads/linux_phat_client
    sudo ./install_linux_phat_client.sh


Step 3: Log into the SSL VPN client

  1. Retrieve your profile name with the command below. You will need this information to log into the client.  

    Your profile name includes the network, datacenter, and zone.
    sudo cat /opt/sslvpn-plus/naclient/naclient.conf | awk '{print $1}'
  2. Log into the client with the following command: 

    sudo naclient login
  3. Enter your profile name, username, and password, and then press Enter
  4. (Optional) Log out with the following command:

    sudo naclient logout




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