By default, the system sets some SSL VPN-Plus settings on an edge gateway in your VMware Cloud Director environment. You can use the General Settings screen on the SSL VPN-Plus tab in the VMware Cloud Director tenant portal to customize these settings.


Navigate to the SSL-VPN Plus Screen.


  1. On the SSL VPN-Plus tab, click General Settings.
  2. Edit the general settings as required for the needs of your organization.
    Option Description
    Prevent multiple logon using same username Turn on to restrict a remote user to having only one active login session under the same user name.
    Compression Turn on to enable TCP-based intelligent data compression and improve data transfer speed.
    Enable Logging Turn on to maintain a log of the traffic that passes through the SSL VPN gateway.

    Logging is enabled by default.

    Force virtual keyboard Turn on to require remote users to use a virtual (on-screen) keyboard only to enter login information.
    Randomize keys of virtual keyboard Turn on to have the virtual keyboard use a randomized key layout.
    Session idle timeout Enter the session idle timeout in minutes.

    If there is no activity in a user session for the specified time period, the system disconnects the user session. The system default is 10 minutes.

    User notification Type the message to be displayed to remote users after they log in.
    Enable public URL access Turn on to allow remote users to access sites that are not explicitly configured by you for remote user access.
    Enable forced timeout Turn on to have the system disconnect remote users after the time period that you specify in the Forced timeout field is over.
    Forced timeout Type the timeout period in minutes.

    This field is displayed when Enable forced timeout toggle is turned on.

  3. Click Save changes.