This article describes the issue of Pulse Secure Desktop Client repeatedly generating the authentication window, even though it is successfully connected to the VPN.
Problem or Goal
The user is using Pulse Secure Desktop Client launcher to launch and connect to the VPN and is successfully connected to the VPN. However, the user is repeatedly prompted with the authentication window, as shown in the following image:
This issue occurs when Pulse Secure Desktop Client is set to Auto Launch under the user roles.
Go to Users > User Roles > <ROLE> Network Connect > Options. Under Auto Launch Options, uncheck Auto-launch: