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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.
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''[[VPN/Old|Click here]] to view the old VPN help page.''
  
 
;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.
;Step 2 - Download client software
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;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.
 
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
 
:;64bit
  http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2312-1_amd64.deb
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  http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2330-1_amd64.deb
 
:;32bit
 
:;32bit
  http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2312-1_i386.deb
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  http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2330-1_i386.deb
;Step 3 - Start client
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;Step 3 - Start and configure the client
 
From the launcher search for "forticlient". Click on the icon to start the client.
 
From the launcher search for "forticlient". Click on the icon to start the client.
  
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Below are the connection parameters.
 
Below are the connection parameters.
*host = 146.232.65.1 or fwvpn.sun.ac.za
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*host = 146.232.65.1 '''OR''' fwvpn.sun.ac.za
 
*port = 443
 
*port = 443
  
 
[[File:Fc-vpn.png|border]]
 
[[File:Fc-vpn.png|border]]
  
Follow the connection instructions.
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After inputting your connection parameters, click on "Connect".
 
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;References
 
;References
 
*https://hadler.me/linux/forticlient-sslvpn-deb-packages/
 
*https://hadler.me/linux/forticlient-sslvpn-deb-packages/

Latest revision as of 10:59, 27 November 2016

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".

References