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*On PC, if you go to your Start Menu, and search "VPN" in the search bar, it should be the first search result.  
 
*On PC, if you go to your Start Menu, and search "VPN" 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 "VPN", it should be the first search result under Applications.
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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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Revision as of 14:01, 26 August 2013

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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.

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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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