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 ====== Brockport VPN Information ====== ====== Brockport VPN Information ======
  
-===== FAQ ===== 
-**What is VPN and why would I use it?** 
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-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. 
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-**Does Brockport provide remote connectivity to campus technology resources for my College owned laptop?** 
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-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. ​   ​ 
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-**Can I use OpenVPN from a Non-College owned device?** 
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-Yes, Non-College owned devices can by 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 how many devices and what types you will need to configure as a configuration file is needed for each individual device. 
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-**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.]] 
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-**Can I use OpenVPN with my iPad?​** ​ 
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-Yes, iPad (iOS) devices can by 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 how many devices and what types you will need to configure as a configuration file is needed for each individual device. 
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-**What types of devices can use the OpenVPN service?​** ​ 
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-Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X and iOS (iPad or iPhone) devices can connect to OpenVPN. 
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-===== Windows 7/8 ===== 
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-  * Installation instructions:​ [[vpn:​install:​windows|OpenVPN Install For Windows]] 
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-  * OpenVPN usage instructions:​ [[vpn:​usage:​windows|OpenVPN For Windows]] 
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-===== iOS (iPhones and iPads) ===== 
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-  * Installation instructions:​ [[vpn:​install:​ipad|OpenVPN Client Install for iOS]] 
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-  * OpenVPN Usage instructions:​ [[vpn:​usage:​openvpn_ipad|OpenVPN for iOS]] 
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-===== OS X ===== 
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-  * Installation instructions:​ [[vpn:​install:​mac|OpenVPN Install for OS X]] 
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-  * OpenVPN usage instructions:​ In progress 
  
  
  
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