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A [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network VPN] connection allows you to work directly on the campus network, as if you were virtually on campus with your computer.
 
A [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network VPN] connection allows you to work directly on the campus network, as if you were virtually on campus with your computer.
  
Please see links below for official IT help (Unfortunately based on MS Windows only):
 
* https://stbsp01.stb.sun.ac.za/innov/it/it-help/Wiki%20Pages/vpn.aspx
 
* https://stbsp01.stb.sun.ac.za/innov/it/it-help/Wiki%20Documents/vpn%20instruksies.pdf
 
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;Step 1 - Apply for a VPN account
 
;Step 1 - Apply for a VPN account
 
Phone 021 808 4367 and ask the IT help desk for information about a VPN account.
 
Phone 021 808 4367 and ask the IT help desk for information about a VPN account.
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;Step 2 - Download client software
;Preferred Cisco VPN connection
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Click on the links below depending on the bit version of Ubuntu you installed.
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Setup
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#[apt://network-manager-vpnc Click here to install the VPN software (package: '''network-manager-vpnc''')]
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#Click on the networking icon on the top '''menu bar''' panel and select "VPN connections".
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#Select "Configure VPN"
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#Click on the "Add" button.
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#Select a '''vpnc''' connection.
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Settings
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*Gateway = 146.232.65.1
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*Group name = apple
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*Group password = iphone
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*Username = network username
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*Password = network password
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[[File:Vpn-cp.png|border]]
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;Alternative Microsoft VPN
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Setup
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#[apt://network-manager-pptp Click here to install the VPN software (package: '''network-manager-pptp''')]
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#Click on the networking icon on the top '''menu bar''' panel and select "VPN connections".
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#Select "Configure VPN"
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#Click on the "Add" button.
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#Select a '''pptp''' connection.
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Settings
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*Gateway = 146.232.64.10
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*Domain = STB
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*Username = network username
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*Password = network password
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[[File:Vpn-ms.png|border]]
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Advanced Settings
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[[File:Vpn-ms-advanced.png|border]]
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;References
 
;References
 
https://hadler.me/linux/forticlient-sslvpn-deb-packages/
 
https://hadler.me/linux/forticlient-sslvpn-deb-packages/

Revision as of 15:09, 12 June 2015

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

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 client software

Click on the links below depending on the bit version of Ubuntu you installed.

References

https://hadler.me/linux/forticlient-sslvpn-deb-packages/

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