VPN on Windows 7 - Tunnel All Traffic
Who can use this?
All current Stevens students, staff and faculty with computer accounts.
Configuration Instructions for Tunneling All Traffic in Windows 7
Step 1: Open Network and Sharing Center
- Click the Start icon and press Control Panel
- Under Network and Internet, click View Network Status and Tasks
Step 2: Connect to a Workplace
- Click Set up a New Connection or Network
- Choose to Connect to a Workplace and click Next
Step 3: "Use My Internet Connection"
- Choose Use my Internet connection (VPN)
Step 4: Type the Internet Address
- For the Internet address type: vpn.stevens.edu
- For the Destination name type: Stevens VPN All Traffic
- Also, make sure to check the box next to Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later
Step 5: Type your user name and password
Type in your Stevens username and Password and click Create. You may choose to check the "Remember this password" box.
Step 6: Click Close
Once it says The connection is ready to use, do not click on connect now, rather click on Close
Step 7: Open the Network and Sharing Center Again
Now that the connection has been created, we need to edit a few of the settings, so open the Network and Sharing Center and click Connect to a Network
Step 8: Select the Stevens VPN All Traffic
A window in the bottom right will appear. Right click on the connection Stevens VPN All Traffic and click on Properties
Step 9: Change IPsec Settings
On the Security tab
- For the "Type of VPN:" Select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)
- Click on the Advanced Settings button
Once the box pops up, click on Use preshared key for authentication and type SITvpn for the key. Click on Ok
Step 10: Click OK
Step 11: Start the Connection
Double click on Stevens VPN All Traffic
Step 12: Enter your Stevens account Credentials
Enter in your Stevens Username and Password in the boxes. The domain is CAMPUS
Step 13: Select a location
Select a location for this network
If you are unable to connect, please check our VPN Troubleshooting tips.