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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:  
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'''VPN''' stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the Cisco AnyConnect 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)
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*Network storage drives (e.g., personal, class, departmental) - Employees Only
 
*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==
 
==To Find the VPN Client on Your WSU Laptop==
 
===On PC (Windows 8.1)===
 
===On PC (Windows 8.1)===
** From the START screen type in VPN (anywhere on the screen)
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** Go the Start Screen Tiles
** SEARCH will appear on the right hand side of your screen.  Choose "Cisco VPN Client".
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** Use the Cisco AnyConnect Tile under the Utilities section
** Click on "Connect" and enter your WSU credentials to connect to VPN.
 
 
 
 
===On PC (Windows 7)===
 
===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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If you go to your Start Menu, and search for "Cisco" in the search bar, it should be the first search result.  
 
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===Mac===
 
*On Mac, if you go to Spotlight (in the upper right corner), and search "Cisco", it should be the first search result under Applications.
 
*On Mac, if you go to Spotlight (in the upper right corner), and search "Cisco", it should be the first search result under Applications.
  

Revision as of 19:15, 30 June 2015

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VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Using the Cisco AnyConnect 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)

    • Go the Start Screen Tiles
    • Use the Cisco AnyConnect Tile under the Utilities section

On PC (Windows 7)

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

Mac

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