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 ====== OpenVPN Windows Install ====== ====== OpenVPN Windows Install ======
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-===== Getting Started ===== +[[https://suny.service-now.com/kb_view.do?​sysparm_article=KB0010473]]
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-To install and setup OpenVPN on your Windows 7/8 computer, you will need to submit a request to the LITS Help Desk at [[helpdesk@brockport.edu]]. ​ LITS staff will create the configuration files needed for your account and send you a notification when your request has been processed. +
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-**NOTE: Please indicate the number and types of devices that you need to connect as a configuration file is required for each individual device.** +
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-**Windows 8 users please note:** +
-Prior to starting the OpenVPN client install, Microsoft'​s .NET Framework version 3.5 will need to be installed. ​ Please refer to the following Microsoft knowledge base article to install .NET Framework version 3.5 on Windows 8 computers:​ +
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-[[http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/​library/​hh506443.aspx]] +
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-===== Copy Install and Configuration Files ===== +
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-1. LITS staff will notify you when your OpenVPN request has been processed. ​ The notification will provide information on downloading install and configuration files to your Windows computer. +
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-2. When you have downloaded the files, right click on the .zip file and choose "​Extract All"​. ​ Select a location on your desktop and click Extract. +
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-===== Install OpenVPN Client ===== +
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-1. Open the extracted folder that was created and double click the openvpn-client.msi file to install the OpenVPN client. +
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-{{:​vpn:​install:​vpn_msi.png|}} +
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-2. Install OpenVPN client with all default options. +
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-3. At the last step, uncheck the "​Launch OpenVPN Client"​ checkbox and click Finish. +
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-{{:​windows1.png|}} +
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-===== Install Brockport OpenVPN profile ===== +
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-1. Launch the OpenVPN Client with Administrative privileges by right clicking the OpenVPN Client icon on your desktop and selecting "Run as administrator"​) +
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-2. Click the Add Connection Profiles button (the plus sign). +
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-3. When prompted to import a profile, select the Local File option and click the Import button. +
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-4. Locate the extracted folder created earlier and select the file called brockport.ovpn on the file browse screen. +
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-5. On the Edit Profile screen, check the box to "Make this profile available to all users on this computer"​ and click Save. +
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-{{:​vpn:​install:​windows4.png|}} +
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-6. The brockport connection profile should now be displayed on the OpenVPN screen. +
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-===== Complete Setup and Verify Connection ===== +
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-1. Instructions for using OpenVPN and verifying the connection are available here:  +
-[[vpn:​usage:​windows|Using OpenVPN for Windows 7/8]] +
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-2. After verifying the connection, you can delete the files that were downloaded and extracted at the beginning of the setup process.+
vpn/install/windows.1365619347.txt.gz · Last modified: 2013/04/10 14:42 by bpost