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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.

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 one the links below to download the client software.

32bit
http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2312-1_amd64.deb
32bit
http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2312-1_i386.deb
Step 3 - Start client

From the launcher search for "forticlient"

Click on the icon to start the client.

Below are the connection parameters.

  • host = 146.232.65.1
  • port = 443

Follow the connection instructions.

References

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

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