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VBScript to check - Am I connected to VPN?

, 9 May 2013
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VBScript to check - Am I connected to VPN?


Recently while developing automation utility using VBScript, I had to check if my machine is connected to VPN. I gone through many links on Google to find exact code of my requirement and get my automation done. But couldn't found the exact code which checks, if machine is connected to VPN. Sharing VBScript code here which tells you if your machine is connected to VPN.

Using the code

We are going to create below two files to test this code.

  1. testScript.vbs (VBScript file)
  2. testBatch.bat (batch file to call the above VBScript file)

Create testScript.vbs (VBScript file) and add below code in it.

Wscript.Echo IsVPNConnected()

Function IsVPNConnected()
   IsVPNConnected = False
   sComputer = "." 

   Set oWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" _
    & sComputer & "\root\CIMV2") 

   Set colItems = oWMIService.ExecQuery( _
    "SELECT * FROM Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration",,48) 

   For Each objItem in colItems 

'Please check description of your VPN Connection by running command "ipconfig /all" on command-line.

    If(InStr(LCase(objItem.Description),"vpn")) Then
     IsVPNConnected = objItem.IPEnabled     
    End If


   If(IsVPNConnected) Then
    IsVPNConnected =  "I am Connected to VPN."
    IsVPNConnected = "I am Not Connected to VPN."
   End If

End Function

Create testBatch.bat file using Notepad and add below lines to it.

cscript /nologo testScript.vbs


Run testBatch.bat file to see if you are connected to VPN.


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QuestionThank you. Pinmemberryad ramoul31-Oct-13 3:48 
AnswerRe: Thank you. PinmemberRaisKazi31-Oct-13 3:51 
GeneralRe: Thank you. Pinmemberryad ramoul31-Oct-13 4:09 
GeneralRe: Thank you. PinmemberRaisKazi31-Oct-13 5:59 
GeneralRe: Thank you. PinmemberTuân Hồ15-Jul-14 6:53 
GeneralRe: Thank you. PinmemberRaisKazi15-Jul-14 8:20 
GeneralRe: Thank you. PinmemberTuân Hồ16-Jul-14 8:39 
GeneralMy vote of 3 Pinmemberemartinho9-May-13 6:09 
GeneralRe: My vote of 3 PinmemberRaisKazi9-May-13 8:04 

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