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{{Bluebox|Notice:|PeopleSoft Access is not permitted through the VPN unless you have been granted prior permission and clearance. If you feel you need such access, contact the Support Center to begin the request process<br>If you have any questions with using or installing the VPN clients.<br><b>Contact The Support Center @ 330.972.6888</b>}}
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{{Bluebox|Notice:|PeopleSoft Access is not permitted through the VPN unless you have been granted prior permission and clearance. If you feel you need such access, contact the [[Contact us|Help Desk]] to begin the request process<br>If you have any questions with using or installing the VPN clients.<br><b>Contact the [[Contact us|Help Desk]] by calling: 330.972.6888</b>}}
 
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==VPN==
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=VPN=
 
A Virtual Private Network uses an existing Internet connection to establish a direct link to the campus network.<br>
 
A Virtual Private Network uses an existing Internet connection to establish a direct link to the campus network.<br>
This is useful in obtaining network drives such as the H: drive.<br>
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This is useful in obtaining network drives such as the H: drive.<br><br>
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<b><i><big> Please note that the university only officially supports Windows and Mac Computers.</big></i></b><br>
 
<b><i><big> Please note that the university only officially supports Windows and Mac Computers.</big></i></b><br>
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=Setup (FortiClient)=
 
=Setup (FortiClient)=
<p> This is the VPN client that all users should be using.<br><br>
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Download link for Forticlient: <big>https://www.forticlient.com/downloads</big><br>
You can download this VPN at the following link: "https://www.fortinet.com/support-and-training/support/product-downloads.html".<br><br>
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If you are using a University owned <b>Mac</b>, FortiClient should already be installed. If it is not, please bring your Mac on campus and connect it to the network with a hard-wired connection.
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The instructions for any operating system (Windows, Mac, and Linux) can be found at: <big>[[Forticlient VPN Setup]]</big><br>
<br>If you're still having issues, please contact the help desk at x6888 to create a ticket.<br><br>
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[[Forticlient VPN Setup]]
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If you are using a University of Akron owned computer, FortiClient should already be installed. If it is not, please bring your computer on campus and connect it to the network with a hard-wired connection.<br><br>
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=Setup (Cisco or Shrewsoft)=
 
=Setup (Cisco or Shrewsoft)=
 
These clients are being phased out, all users should be switching to <b>Forticlient</b> (see above).<br>
 
These clients are being phased out, all users should be switching to <b>Forticlient</b> (see above).<br>
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Latest revision as of 21:06, 4 February 2020

Content.png VPN Connection is not required for Library Resources.
Notice.png Notice:
PeopleSoft Access is not permitted through the VPN unless you have been granted prior permission and clearance. If you feel you need such access, contact the Help Desk to begin the request process
If you have any questions with using or installing the VPN clients.
Contact the Help Desk by calling: 330.972.6888


VPN

A Virtual Private Network uses an existing Internet connection to establish a direct link to the campus network.
This is useful in obtaining network drives such as the H: drive.

Setup (FortiClient)

Download link for Forticlient: https://www.forticlient.com/downloads

The instructions for any operating system (Windows, Mac, and Linux) can be found at: Forticlient VPN Setup

If you are using a University of Akron owned computer, FortiClient should already be installed. If it is not, please bring your computer on campus and connect it to the network with a hard-wired connection.