This document describes how to configure the Cisco VPN Client
auto-update feature in the Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator with Update
Note: These auto-update features are not supported on the Cisco Routers and
Cisco Security Appliances (PIX/ASA).
There are no specific requirements for this document.
The information in this document is based on the Cisco VPN Client
version 4.6 and later.
The information in this document was created from the devices in a
specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with
a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you
understand the potential impact of any command.
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Download the update package to a folder on your Update Server.
You can download the update package from the
(registered customers only)
. The package contains these files:
Note: Refer to
the Updated Software from Cisco Systems for more information on various
Create a text file that contains this text:
the New Update Configuration File for more information about the values
in this file.
Name the file new_update_config.ini, and save it
to the same web folder.
Create a profiles.zip folder where all the updated PCF files are
stored. Refer to
the Profile Distribution Package for more information.
Make sure that the web folder is accessible by the VPN Client when
it is connected to the VPN server.
In order to test this accessibility, connect the VPN Client, open a
web browser, and explore the URL where the auto-update files are located. Make
sure that all files can be downloaded. If you are unable to access the web
folder or download a file, you must configure the MIME settings (or equivalent)
and appropriate permissions for your web or update server. If you are unable to
configure this, contact technical support for your web server for further
On the VPN Concentrator, go to Configuration > System >
Client Update > Entries, and add this client update
Go to Configuration > System > Client Update >
Enable, and check the Enable check box in order to
enable the Client Update feature.
Click Add or