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'''Note: VPN is no longer necessary to access Library Databases.  Please refer to [[Library database]]'''
'''Note: VPN is no longer necessary to access Library Databases.  Please refer to [[Library database]]'''
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===Configure VPN automatically (Recommended)===
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* [[Web VPN|Windows]]
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* [[Web_VPN_OSX|Mac]]
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===Configure your computer to Tunnel All Traffic===
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In order to connect to the Stevens VPN, please follow the directions for your operating system below.
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* [[VPN on Windows 7 - Tunnel All Traffic|Windows 7]]
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* [[VPN on Windows XP - Tunnel All Traffic|Windows XP]]
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* [[VPN on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) - Tunnel All Traffic|Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)]]
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* [[VPN on Mac OS X (Leopard) - Tunnel All Traffic|Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)]]
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* [[VPN on Mac OS X (Tiger) - Tunnel All Traffic|Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)]]
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* [[VPN on Linux - Tunnel All Traffic|Linux]]
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* [[VPN_on_iPhone_-_Tunnel_All_Traffic|iPhone]]
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* [[VPN on Android 4.X_-_ Tunnel all Traffic|Android 4.X]]
== Split Tunneling ==
== Split Tunneling ==
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| '''Hot spot, convention, or other unknown/public local network || No || No || Tunnel All Traffic
| '''Hot spot, convention, or other unknown/public local network || No || No || Tunnel All Traffic
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==Setup==
 
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We recommend that you setup both the “Tunnel All Traffic” and the “Split Tunnel” VPN profiles, it only take a few minutes and once you have setup the first one the second goes faster.
 
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===Configure VPN automatically (Recommended)===
 
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* [[Web VPN|Windows]]
 
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* [[Web_VPN_OSX|Mac]]
 
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===Configure your computer to Tunnel All Traffic===
 
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In order to connect to the Stevens VPN, please follow the directions for your operating system below.
 
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* [[VPN on Windows 7 - Tunnel All Traffic|Windows 7]]
 
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* [[VPN on Windows XP - Tunnel All Traffic|Windows XP]]
 
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* [[VPN on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) - Tunnel All Traffic|Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)]]
 
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* [[VPN on Mac OS X (Leopard) - Tunnel All Traffic|Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)]]
 
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* [[VPN on Mac OS X (Tiger) - Tunnel All Traffic|Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)]]
 
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* [[VPN on Linux - Tunnel All Traffic|Linux]]
 
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* [[VPN_on_iPhone_-_Tunnel_All_Traffic|iPhone]]
 
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* [[VPN on Android 4.X_-_ Tunnel all Traffic|Android 4.X]]
 
=== Configure your computer to connect using Split Tunneling ===
=== Configure your computer to connect using Split Tunneling ===

Revision as of 16:01, 21 February 2014

Note: VPN is no longer necessary to access Library Databases. Please refer to Library database

Contents

Configure VPN automatically (Recommended)


Configure your computer to Tunnel All Traffic

In order to connect to the Stevens VPN, please follow the directions for your operating system below.

Split Tunneling

The following table should be used to decide if you can use Split Tunneling or not.

Description Using a VPN required campus resource Trusted local network Type of VPN connection to use
Using Library Database (No longer necessary) Yes Does not matter Tunnel All Traffic
Home on a wired connection and need access to network storage Yes Yes Split Tunnel
Home on a securely set up wireless connection Yes Yes Split Tunnel
Home on an insecurely set up wireless connection Yes No Tunnel All Traffic
Hot spot, convention, or other unknown/public local network Yes No Tunnel All Traffic
Home on a wired connection No Yes No VPN required
Home on a securely setup wireless connection No Yes No VPN required
Home on an insecurely set up wireless connection No No Setup your wireless connection securely and
VPN will not be required
Hot spot, convention, or other unknown/public local network No No Tunnel All Traffic

Configure your computer to connect using Split Tunneling

VPN Troubleshooting

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