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VPN for Windows (EduVPN)

Introduction

Virtual Private Networking (VPN) is used to set up a virtual network connection across another physical network connection. In this case, that involves setting up a VPN connection to the University of Twente, so that you will acquire an IP address starting with 130.89, even if your Internet Service Provider is not the same as that of the University of Twente. With this VPN connection, you will get both an IPv4 and IPv6 UT address. All network traffic from your device will go through the network of the University of Twente.

Before you start

  • This manual is written for windows
  • This manual uses a consistent style of writing: references to text and buttons on screens are printed in italics, information that you have to enter yourself is printed in bold.
  • You require the following:
    • An Internet connection. 
    • UT e-mail address.

Install and connect

STAP 1: DOWNLOAD EDUVPN CLIENT.

You will be guided to the login page of the UT.

 >Click on Windows for the download link.

 

 STAP 2: INSTALL THE CLIENT

Open the installation file and install the software. After installation, the PC / notebook must be restarted.

STAP 3: START THE CLIENT

 

STAP 4: INSTALL PROFILES

Profile secure internet

To install the secure internet profile click on Safely use the Internet, Select your institution. Select The Netherlands.

 On the following screen, you will be able to select the University of Twente

 

 You will be guided to the login page of the University of Twente. Click on Approve application.

The profile is now added to the client.

 

 

 

Profile institute access

 To add the Institue Acces profile click on Add another at the bottom of the client and then on Connect to your institution.

 

 Select your institution, Select University of Twente.

 

 You will be guided to the login page of the University of Twente.

LOG ON.

Click on Approve application.

 

 The profile for institute access is now added to the client.

STAP 5: CONNECT

A connection can now be established by clicking on Amsterdam for “secure internet” or “Institute Access”. The connection is established immediately without logging on. The authorization has already been given.

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