Disabling "Reconnect Active Connections on Wake"

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chewypdx

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Post by chewypdx » Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:44 am
Hello!

I've been tasked with programmatically disabling "Reconnect Active Connections on Wake"(in the General Preferences menu) from our internal network team. A glance of the Viscosity plist and some Google research isn't very promising, so figured I'd go directly to the source. Any ideas on if this can be modified via plist/preference keys or is there another suggested method? Any assistance on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

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Thanks,
Chris H

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Post by James » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:29 pm
Hi Chris,

It can be programmatically disabled by running the following command as the same user running Viscosity:
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defaults write com.viscosityvpn.Viscosity ReconnectOnWake -bool false

Or you can bundle the setting into Viscosity: it sounds like this may be for managed machines, in which case the following guides should help:
https://www.sparklabs.com/support/kb/article/deploying-viscosity-on-macos-using-munki/
https://www.sparklabs.com/support/kb/article/deploying-viscosity-on-macos-using-jamf-now/

Cheers,
James
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