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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. After the download, double-click on the downloaded file to install the software.

64bit
http://web.lib.sun.ac.za/vpn/forticlient-sslvpn_4.4.2312-1_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.

Fc-vpn-sc.png

Below are the connection parameters.

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

Fc-vpn.png

Follow the connection instructions.

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