I'm trying to save a OpenConnect vpn in the network settings, however i'm only prompted with two types (OpenVPN and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol PPTP) even 'tough i've installed OpenConnect and connected from the terminal many times.

OpenVPN and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol PPTP options

How can I add the option in the Network Manager so I can save this VPN?

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Try installing the openconnect packages:

sudo apt install network-manager-openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome

followed by:

sudo systemctl restart network-manager.service

The Choose a VPN Connection Type dropdown will now contain two new entries:

  • Cisco AnyConnect Compatible VPN (openconnect)
  • Juniper Network Connect (openconnect)

    VPN drop-down extra

A reboot might be necessary instead of the network-manager restart.

  • Thank you! That did the trick Commented Nov 22, 2019 at 17:17

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