Difference between revisions of "VPN"

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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. A VPN connection enables you to access select network resources as if you were on campus connected to our network directly. These resources include:  
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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. 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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===To Find the VPN Client on Your WSU Laptop===
 
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*[https://mywsu.winona.edu/it/HelpDocs/VPN.aspx VPN Information for the WSU Community]
 
*[https://mywsu.winona.edu/it/HelpDocs/VPN.aspx VPN Information for the WSU Community]
 
*[[Installing the VPN client]]
 
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Revision as of 05:00, 11 April 2012

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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. 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)
  • KeyServer applications (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat)

To Find the VPN Client on Your WSU Laptop

  • 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.