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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 start an OpenVPN ​session?**+**Can 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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