Opened 3 years ago

Closed 17 months ago

#1400 closed Feature Wish (wontfix)

Mobile: schedule to automatically disconnect OpenVPN

Reported by: RetepV Owned by: OpenVPN Inc.
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: Generic / unclassified Version:
Severity: Not set (select this one, unless your'e a OpenVPN developer) Keywords:
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Description

Hi,

I regularly use my mobile phone (iPhone) for development and testing. I connect to my company’s VPN to access the test servers.

Often, I forget to disconnect the VPN, and find that I’m still connected. This is a privacy issue. My company doesn’t have to know what I do in my own time.

So, would it be possible to add a setting with which I can schedule an automatic disconnect from any VPN I might ne connected at that time? Where I could set e.g. the time to 17:00, and the app will disconnect at 17:00.

A related feature could be to set an amount of time to keep the VPN connected, an hour, 2 hours, etc. Then at 5 minutes before, a system notification could be given, allowing to extend the period. And if the user doesn’t respond, it will disconnect.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by Gert Döring

Owner: set to OpenVPN Inc.
Status: newassigned

comment:2 Changed 17 months ago by Gert Döring

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

OpenVPN Inc does not want to receive any feedback for the "Connect"
OpenVPN clients via the community bug trackers (here and in GH issues).

Please resubmit - if still relevant - via https://support.openvpn.net/

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