Okta MFA/OpenVPN Connect support

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tgarons

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Post by tgarons » Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:28 am
Does Viscosity support Okta MFA? I am trying to import an OpenVPN Connect configuration that uses Okta. The import succeeds, but the client goes into what looks like loop in the log file: The connection is established, but then there's a "Server poll timeout" followed by a SIGUSR1, process restarting.

James

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Post by James » Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:47 pm
Hi tgarons,

It sounds like the setup you're connecting to is likely using SAML for authentication, which Viscosity doesn't currently support. However, we plan on adding SSO/SAML support alongside OpenVPN 2.5 support in a future update, which shouldn't be far off.

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James
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skywise

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Post by skywise » Sat Jul 31, 2021 1:22 am
Any update for SAML support?
Our company is using AWS VPN and will be switching to SAML to authentication.
I'm using viscosity for it's flexible DNS support and I'll have to go through quite a few hoops if I have to switch back to the AWS client in order to get the DNS working.

Please say soon. :)

Greg

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Post by James » Thu Aug 19, 2021 7:02 pm
Hi Greg,

The latest beta version of Viscosity includes SSO/SAML support:
https://www.sparklabs.com/support/kb/ar ... -versions/

However one thing to keep in mind is that Viscosity supports OpenVPN's offical SSO and SAML authentication protocol. In the past Amazon made their own custom changes to the OpenVPN protocol to support SAML, however this implementation was flawed (and isn’t compatible with the offical support).

Cheers,
James
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