Login with NetExtender before Windows login to gain user AD settings on new laptop
Netw0rk_Deltares Newbie ✭
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Hi, to deliver new laptops to our staff (at home) we would like to start the NetExtender (pre-installed with correct settings like server, domain) before the windows login. This would allow a new user to login to the AD domain and get all the user settings imported from the domain to the laptop.
The NetExtender does have a config where you can start the client before login, however, you have to fill in the user/password before. That's something we can't do - or allow.
The best would be, if the NetExtende screen appeared so the user can fill in the userid/password, start the VPN connection, and then login to the Windows domain.
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Please check out the following KB article (It mentions SMA - but it is relating to Net extender itself:
SMA100: Windows Network Logon using NetExtender | SonicWall
Let me know if this helps.
Refer this Kb :SMA100: Windows Network Logon using NetExtender | SonicWall
Vijay Kumar KV
Enterprise Tech Support Consultant | SME
Hello, thanks for your replies! I got this reply from Support as well... funny the option is back.
But, we're not ready yet. The answer depends on the .MSI installation - which we don't want. The reason?
If you install with .MSI the auto update will not work - and that's something we won't let go, an upgrade in firmware on the SMA always means a new version of the NetExtender. We know asking all our users to perform the upgrade manually is a no-go, letting SCCM solve this won't work when they're not in the office...
So if anyone knows if the .exe installation has some clever options to perform a silent install (with Support Network Logon), we would be very happy...
with kind regards, the networkteam Deltares
Have you get any information about the MSI installer from support?
I need this to set up installation of Netextender with NETLOGON/PRELOGON via intune.