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Cisco Bug: CSCsz27811 - After cert validation error, get Connection failure unknown

Last Modified

Mar 12, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

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Description (partial)

Symptom:1) In ASDM  Connection Profile  for AnyConnect VPN sessions is set for Certificate-only authentication .
2) endpoint PC has an invalid certificate condition (ie. No certificate exists on PC or smartcard certificate store )
3) user initiates the Anyconnect session to ASA via group-url (ie. https://asa-vpn/Certs)
4) AnyConnect VPN session fails to start and  a "Certificate Validation error"  is displayed in the status bar of the GUI. 
Until now, the sequence of events is the expected and correct behavior.

5) Now, if th euser presses the Connect buttona popup displays:
"Connection failure:Unknown."

The popup message should be more approriate like:
"Connection failure:Certificate Validation Error"

Conditions:AnyConnect and invalid certificate conditions
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