Deploying VPN connections to Windows Clients using Group Policy Windows Server 2012

This article will show you how to deploy VPN connections configuration to Windows 7, 8 and 10 clients using group policy on Windows Server 2012 and server 2008.

Update: This settings will also work with Windows Server 2016

Backup GPO Before

Before you start backup your GPO, Once done open group policy editor select a policy or create a new one.

Open VPN Settings

Go to User configuration -> control panel settings -> Network options -> New -> VPN connection

In the VPN connection settings fill in your company VPN settings

Check Connection

Once completed client should see the connection.


  1. For this to work you will need the setting “Configure user Group Policy loopback processing mode” this setting needs to be Enabled and Mode: Merge.
    I chased my tale for a while trying to figure this out.

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