Setup TTUnet VPN for Leopard
Please print out these instructions and follow the STEPs on your computer.
STEP 1: Verify that your TTU Active Directory Account is Active:
- Go to
https://eraider.ttu.edu and sign in using your eRaider username and
- Under Active Directory Information, verify that your TTU\username (e.g. TTU\jdoe) is set to "Active."
STEP 2: Configure your VPN client:
NOTE: Please DO NOT make any other changes to your configuration than those specified in these instructions.
STEP 1: Access System Preferences by choosing it from the Apple menu.
STEP 2: Click Network.
STEP 3: Your preferences may be locked to prevent unwanted changes. If so, click the lock in the bottom left corner of the window, then type an administrative password.
STEP 4: If you have an existing connection configured for TTUnet VPN you will probably want to remove it before adding the new connection. Click the existing connection once in the left-hand menu to select it, then click the minus sign to remove it. (If you do not have an existing TTUnet VPN connection, skip to STEP 6.)
STEP 5: Click Apply.
STEP 6: Click the plus sign in the bottom left corner to add a new connection.
STEP 7: Select VPN as the Interface.
STEP 8: Select L2TP over IPSec as the VPN Type.
STEP 9: Type a Service Name to represent this connection. This can be any name of your choosing, such as TTUnet VPN.
STEP 10: Click Create.
STEP 11: Type vpn.ttu.edu as the Server Address.
STEP 12: Type your eRaider username (i.e. jdoe) in the Account Name field.
STEP 13: Click Authentication Settings.
STEP 14: Type your eRaider password in the Password field.
STEP 15: In the Shared Secret field, type TTUnetVPN. This is case sensitive.
STEP 16: Click OK.
STEP 17: Ensure that Show VPN status in menu bar is selected.
STEP 18: Click Advanced.
STEP 19: Under Options, ensure Send all traffic over VPN connection is unchecked. Click OK.
NOTE: Leave the box checked if you plan to access TTU online library resources, or to access both TTU and TTUHSC resources (such as shared calendars).
STEP 20: Click Apply to save all of the settings.
STEP 21: Press Command+Q on your keyboard or choose Quit System Preferences from the System Preferences menu.