TTUnet VPN Setup in Mac OS 10.6 Snow 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.
Access System Preferences by choosing it from the Apple menu.
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.
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.)
Click the plus sign in the bottom left corner to add a new connection.
Select VPN as the Interface.
Select L2TP over IPSec as the VPN Type.
Type a Service Name to represent this connection. This can be any name of your choosing, such as TTUnet VPN.
Type vpn.ttu.edu as the Server Address.
Type your eRaider username (i.e. jdoe) in the Account Name field.
Click Authentication Settings.
Type your eRaider password in the Password field.
In the Shared Secret field, type TTUnetVPN. This is case sensitive..
Ensure that Show VPN status in menu bar is selected.
Under Options, ensure Send all traffic over VPN connection is unchecked.
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).
Click the Proxies button, and ensure that Use Passive FTP Mode (PASV) is unchecked. Click OK.
Click Apply to save all of the settings.
Press Command+Q on your keyboard or choose Quit System Preferences from the System Preferences menu.