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Cisco Bug: CSCvt88461 - AnyConnect VPN fails to connect after upgrade with HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized X-Reason: Other error

Last Modified

Sep 30, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Known Affected Releases

4.8(2042) 4.8(2045) 4.8(3036) 4.8(3043) 4.8(3052)

Description (partial)

After successful ASA web-deploy upgrade from AnyConnect 4.8.01090+ to any other AnyConnect 4.8.x build on Windows, AnyConnect shows following message:

The secure gateway has rejected the connection attempt. A new connection attempt to the same or another secure gateway is needed, which requires re-authentication.
The following message was received from the secure gateway: Other error

AnyConnect 4.8.01090+ for Windows connecting to an ASA that has a 4.8.x configured for auto update (web-deploy).

The error popup will only occur if a VPN connection was established within the current Windows boot session prior to establishing the VPN connection that triggers the auto update.

The ASA must contain the fix for CSCvq73599.
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