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'''VPN''' stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the Cisco VPN client software, you can connect a WSU laptop or home computer to the [[WSU]] [[network]] from off campus. This software is already installed on all WSU laptops. You can install it on a personally-owned computer yourself. A VPN connection enables you to access select network resources as if you were on campus connected to our network directly. This includes:  
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'''VPN''' stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the Cisco VPN client software, you can connect a WSU laptop to the [[WSU]] [[network]] from off campus. This software is already installed on all WSU laptops. A VPN connection enables you to access select network resources as if you were on campus connected to our network directly. This includes:  
 
*Network storage drives (e.g., personal, class, departmental)
 
*Network storage drives (e.g., personal, class, departmental)
 
*KeyServer applications (e.g., [[Adobe Photoshop]], [[Adobe Acrobat]])
 
*KeyServer applications (e.g., [[Adobe Photoshop]], [[Adobe Acrobat]])
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** From the START screen type in VPN (anywhere on the screen)
 
** From the START screen type in VPN (anywhere on the screen)
 
** SEARCH will appear on the right hand side of your screen.  Choose "Cisco VPN Client".
 
** SEARCH will appear on the right hand side of your screen.  Choose "Cisco VPN Client".
** The "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" box will appear.
 
 
** Click on "Connect"
 
** Click on "Connect"
  

Revision as of 15:59, 6 February 2015

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VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the Cisco VPN client software, you can connect a WSU laptop to the WSU network from off campus. This software is already installed on all WSU laptops. A VPN connection enables you to access select network resources as if you were on campus connected to our network directly. This includes:


To Find the VPN Client on Your WSU Laptop

On PC (Windows 8.1)

    • From the START screen type in VPN (anywhere on the screen)
    • SEARCH will appear on the right hand side of your screen. Choose "Cisco VPN Client".
    • Click on "Connect"


On PC (Windows 7)

If you go to your Start Menu, and search "Cisco" in the search bar, it should be the first search result.

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  • On Mac, if you go to Spotlight (in the upper right corner), and search "Cisco", it should be the first search result under Applications.

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