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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 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:  
 
*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]])

Revision as of 19:40, 10 May 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. 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:

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.