Difference between revisions of "VPN"

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'''VPN''' stands for Virtual Private Network. It is used to connect to the [[network]] in order to use software off-campus, such as Adobe software like [[Photoshop]].
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'''VPN''' stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the VPN client software, you can connect a WSU laptop or home computer to the WSU network from off campus. A VPN connection enables you to access network resources as if you were on campus connected to our network directly. WSU network resources such as personal storage, class storage, and KeyServer applications. The data is encrypted to preserve security.It is used to connect to the [[network]] in order to use software off-campus, such as Adobe software like [[Photoshop]].
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network|VPN as defined by Wikipedia]
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network|VPN as defined by Wikipedia]
  
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Revision as of 04:50, 11 April 2012

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VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the VPN client software, you can connect a WSU laptop or home computer to the WSU network from off campus. A VPN connection enables you to access network resources as if you were on campus connected to our network directly. WSU network resources such as personal storage, class storage, and KeyServer applications. The data is encrypted to preserve security.It is used to connect to the network in order to use software off-campus, such as Adobe software like Photoshop. as defined by Wikipedia

To find VPN

  • On PC, if you go to your Start Menu, and search "VPN" in the search bar, it should be the first search result.
  • On Mac, if you go to Spotlight (in the upper right corner), and search "VPN", it should be the first search result under Applications.