Wireless VPN connection for 10.5

TechShop:VPN Guide

Wiki Based Guide

  1. Click the Apple menu and select System Prefs
  2. Click on Network
  3. Click the + icon
  4. Select Interface as VPN , then VPN type is PPTP. You can name this whatever you like, I suggest WSA VPN
  5. In the Server Name field type in wireless.vpn.soton.ac.uk
  6. Account name is you university id e.g ab2x08
  7. Click Apply
  8. Now click the small cog (below to the right) and select Set Service Order
  9. Drag WSA VPN to be above airport (otherwise it will not work)
  10. Finally tick on Show VPN in menu.
  11. You can now click on the VPN icon top right and click Connect
  12. Once connected a timer should start next to the VPN icon.


ISS VPN Documents
Connecting to Wireless

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