automatically connect to Azure Point-to-Site VPN on login

I have an Azure point-to-site VPN that works fine. However, Windows 10 has made the connection harder to establish because it requires five clicks: the network icon in the system tray; the VPN icon; the VPN icon in the Network & Internet panel; the Connect button that starts the connection program; the Connect button on the connection program.

Two questions:
1) Where is the connection program? I'd like to put a shortcut on the desktop.
2) Is it possible to automate the VPN connection on login?
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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAsked:
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Jian An LimSolutions ArchitectCommented:
create short on desktop via

you can create startup the shortcut on login
Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the suggestion, but unfortunately,
   rasdial <VPNname>
doesn't work for an Azure VPN. It returns this error:
   "This function is not supported on this system."

A bit of searching reveals that this error doesn't necessary mean what it sounds like because rasdial is supported on Windows 10. It can also mean that there is a format error in the command line. However,
   rasdial /?
shows that "rasdial <VPNname>" is correct.

I also tried
   rasphone <VPNname>
which actually works -- except that is doesn't just connect. It pops a dialog that still requires two clicks to connect.

I'm looking for a command that connects to the Azure VPN all by itself -- no additional clicks or selections required.

Other ideas?
Jian An LimSolutions ArchitectCommented:

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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
This looks like exactly what  need. I'll report back after I have a chance to try it.
Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I still haven't had time to try the solution proposed by Jian An Lim but it certainly looks correct. Rather than leave this as a neglected question, I'll close it and only report back if the solution doesn't work. Thanks for the help.
Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I'm happy to report that the lengthy solution in the article posted by Jian An Lim works as advertised.
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