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VPN

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A VPN connection allows you to work directly on the campus network, as if you were virtually on campus with your computer.

Click here to view the old VPN help page.

Step 1 - Apply for a VPN account

Phone 021 808 4367 and ask the IT help desk for information about a VPN account.

Step 2 - Download and install the client software

Click on one the links below to download the client software. After the download, double-click on the downloaded file to install the software.

64bit
http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2330-1_amd64.deb
32bit
http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2330-1_i386.deb
Step 3 - Start and configure the client

From the launcher search for "forticlient". Click on the icon to start the client.

Fc-vpn-sc.png

Below are the connection parameters.

  • host = 146.232.65.1 OR fwvpn.sun.ac.za
  • port = 443

Fc-vpn.png

After inputting your connection parameters, click on "Connect".

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