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-====== VPN ======+====== Brockport VPN Information ======
-FAQ+===== FAQ ===== 
 +**What is VPN and why would I use it?**
-**Does Brockport provide remote connectivity for my laptop?**+VPN stands for virtual private network and enables a computer to send and receive data as if it was physically located on the Brockport campus.  It is an important security layer used to protect Brockport technology resources.
-Yes. VPN access (referred to as OpenVPN or VPNApp) is pre-configured on all college owned laptops.  Requests for connecting non-college owned laptops should be made through the LITS HelpDesk by sending an e-mail to helpdesk@brockport.edu. +**Does Brockport provide remote connectivity to campus technology resources for my College owned laptop?**
-**What types of devices can connect to OpenVPN?** +Yes, VPN access (referred to as OpenVPN) is pre-configured on all College owned laptops.  This allows access to Brockport technology resources while off-campus and also allows the College to provide important software updates to your laptop when it is off-campus.    
-Windows 7, Windows 8, MAC and iOS (iPad or Iphone) devices can connect to OpenVPN.+**Can I use OpenVPN from a Non-College owned device?**
-**Can I use OpenVPN from a non-college owned laptop?**+Yes, Non-College owned devices can be configured to use OpenVPN if the device is used to support College business.  Requests to use Non-College owned devices should be made through the LITS Help Desk by sending an e-mail to helpdesk@brockport.edu.  Please include a list of how many devices and what types you will need to configure as a configuration file is needed for each individual device.
-Yes non-college owned devices can by configured to use OpenVPN.  Requests to use non-college owned devices should be made through the LITS HelpDesk by sending an e-mail to helpdesk@brockport.edu.+**NOTE:** If you need access to specific Brockport software programs then using Virtual Lab (VLab) might be a helpful option.  [[http://www.brockport.edu/lits/technology/vlab.php|Click here for information about VLab.]]
-**How do I start an OpenVPN session?**+**Can I use OpenVPN with my iPad?**
-OpenVPN usage and installation information is available below:+Yes, iPad (iOS) devices can be configured to use OpenVPN if the device is used to support College business.  Requests to use OpenVPN with iOS devices should be made through the LITS Help Desk by sending an e-mail to helpdesk@brockport.edu.  Please include a list of how many devices and what types you will need to configure as a configuration file is needed for each individual device.
-Windows 7/8+**What types of devices can use the OpenVPN service?**
-installation instructions: +Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X and iOS (iPad or iPhone) devices can connect to OpenVPN.
-[[vpn:install:windows|OpenVPN Windows Install]]+
-usage instructions: +===== Windows 7/8 =====
-[[vpn:usage:windows|OpenVPN]]+
-iPad/iPhone:+  * Installation instructions: [[vpn:install:windows|OpenVPN Install For Windows]]
-installation instructions:   +  * OpenVPN usage instructions: [[vpn:usage:windows|OpenVPN For Windows]]
-[[vpn:install:ipad|iPad OpenVPN Client Install]]+
-usage instructions: 
-[[vpn:usage:openvpn_ipad|OpenVPN usage for iPad]] 
-Mac+===== iOS (iPhones and iPads) =====
-installation instructions: +  * Installation instructions: [[vpn:install:ipad|OpenVPN Client Install for iOS]]
-[[vpn:install:mac|OpenVPN Mac Install]]+
-usage instructions: +  * OpenVPN usage instructions: [[vpn:usage:openvpn_ipad|OpenVPN for iOS]] 
-coming soon+ 
 +===== OS X ===== 
 + 
 +  * Installation and usage instructions: 
 +    * [[vpn:install:mac:mountain-lion|OpenVPN Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) Install]] 
 +    * [[vpn:install:mac:lion|OpenVPN Mac OS X 10.7 or Earlier (Lion, Snow Leopard, etc.) Install]]
 
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