VPN AutoConnect

Developer: Nova-box

Current Version: 1.1

Last Updated: 3 years ago

Download Size: 2.3 MB - Download

Description:

Have you ever been counting on your VPN connection to get to that important document only to discover that you've been disconnected?
Have you ever started to download a large file only to discover that your VPN connection got disconnect before finishing?

Then VPN AutoConnect is made for you!

This simple app lives in the menu bar (up there, next to the clock), and checks if your VPN Connection is alive at any time.

• How to it setup?
- Use the built-in VPN Connection in OS X Network Preference to set it up,
- Select the connection you want to keep alive from the VPN AutoConnect drop-down menu,
- Click "Turn On", and you're good to go.

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Release Notes:

- Correcting a bug with OS X Yosemite,
- Revamped and cleaned Status Bar Icon.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 1.1
Review by cmillet

Just works. Very simple. - Nice little app that does what it says seamlessly. Doesn’t require re-authenticated each time as an earlier review claimed. After installing I tinkered around with various network connections turning them on and off again while this was running. It performed flawlessly. It gives you a warning when there is no network connection, which is nice. The only nit of a recommendation is that after three or five warnings it would either turn off automatically or ask you if you want to turn it off. But for the price, I’m happy with what it does. Oh, and sleep mode is nice – it reconnects after waking from sleep. Simple, elegant, and almost completely transparent.

Found helpful by 5 out of 8 people
1/5
Version 1.0
Review by Create Nickname48953279

Does not work with multiple VPN profiles - This application fails to connect with a VPN connection that has multiple profiles. If a VPN connection has a single "Default" profile, this application works marvelously. However, given that the VPN service I want to use has multiple locations that I've put into multiple profiles, this application is not usable. I've rated this 1 star until this is resolved.

Found helpful by 8 out of 10 people

More Reviews for Current Version

1/5
Version 1.1
Review by mike817

Doesn’t save login information - There are two main problems with this app. The first is there’s no preferences section where you can have it open on startup and the second is you can’t save the VPN credentials. So if you get disconnected the program tries to reconnect, but if you have to reenter your login it doesn’t finish. These are fatal errors and the program should be avoided until they are fixed.

Found helpful by 7 out of 8 people
3/5
Version 1.1
Review by adheaps

Works good….but….. - This application works as advertised. If you have a VPN profile already set up, simply tell the app to connect to it whenever Wi-Fi is detected. Waa laa, it connects every time I open my laptop. Here is the only problem. I am connecting to a VPN server at my house. As such, as soon as I get home and open my laptop, it tries to connect to the VPN….and fails because it can’t loop back to the same IP I’m originating from. If the developer could update this app to allow for exceptions, then I could avoid having it try to connect on certain SSID’s, while connecting everywhere else. That would make the app AMAZING and definitely worth 5 stars! Please consider this enhancement.

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
4/5
Version 1.1
Review by candrewm

IKEv2 - Good app, but currently does not support IKEv2 in El Cap for some reason – Nova-box please fix!

Found helpful by 5 out of 5 people
5/5
Version 1.1
Review by cmillet

Just works. Very simple. - Nice little app that does what it says seamlessly. Doesn’t require re-authenticated each time as an earlier review claimed. After installing I tinkered around with various network connections turning them on and off again while this was running. It performed flawlessly. It gives you a warning when there is no network connection, which is nice. The only nit of a recommendation is that after three or five warnings it would either turn off automatically or ask you if you want to turn it off. But for the price, I’m happy with what it does. Oh, and sleep mode is nice – it reconnects after waking from sleep. Simple, elegant, and almost completely transparent.

Found helpful by 5 out of 8 people
1/5
Version 1.1
Review by kenwalkerjr

Does not work for me - I run OS X 10.9.5 and this app just does not work for me. The VPN starts up fine on its own, but under VPNAutoConnect it goes through an endless cycle of connect, disconnect, connect, disconnect… Wrote the author, thinking he might have an answer (since so manhy people are complaining about this), but I got no reply. Wish I could get a refund.

Found helpful by 4 out of 6 people
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