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Setup TTUnet VPN for Windows 7

STEP 1:  Verify that your TTU Active Directory Account is Active:

  1. Go to https://eraider.ttu.edu and sign in using your eRaider username and password.
     
  2. Under Active Directory Information, verify that your TTU\username (e.g. TTU\jdoe) is set to "Active."

STEP 2:  Configure your VPN client:


STEP 1: Click Start and then click Control Panel.

          

STEP 2: Click Network and Internet.

          

STEP 3: Open the Network and Sharing Center.

          

STEP 4: Click Set up a new connection or network.

          

STEP 5: Click Connect to a workplace, and then click Next.

          

STEP 6: If presented with the following screen, click Use my Internet connection (VPN).

          

STEP 7:  Configure the following settings and click Next.

          

STEP 8: Click Create without entering any information into the fields.

          

STEP 9: Click Close.

          

STEP 10: On the task bar, click the network icon.

             

STEP 11: Right-click TTUnet VPN and choose Properties.

          

STEP 12: Click the Security tab, and configure the following settings.

          

STEP 13: Click Advanced Settings under "Type of VPN".

          

STEP 14: Select Use preshared key for authentication and type "TTUnetVPN" as the key. (The key is case-sensitive and should have no spaces.) Click OK when complete.

          

STEP 15:  On the Security tab, verify that the following check boxes are checked.

          

STEP 16:  Select the Networking tab, highlight Internet Protocol Version 4, and click Properties.

          

STEP 17: Click Advanced.

          

STEP 18: Uncheck Use default gateway on remote network and 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 19:  Click OK on any remaining open windows to save all  your changes.

STEP 20:  Single-click the network icon located at the bottom-right of the screen. (The appearance of the network icon will vary depending on whether you're connected to a wired network or a wireless network.)

             

STEP 21: Click the network icon and select TTUnet VPN. Then, click Connect.

          

STEP 22: Configure the following information, and then click Connect.

NOTE:  You are responsible for the use of your eRaider credentials. Do not save your eRaider username and pasword on a shared computer.

          

Your computer will have a successful connection to the TTUnet network enabling you to access resources not available outside TTUnet.

To Disconnect

STEP 1: Single-click the network icon located at the bottom-right of the screen.

             

STEP 2: Click on the TTUnet VPN connection to highlight it, and then click Disconnect.

           

To Reconnect

STEP 1: Single-click the network icon located at the bottom-right of the screen.

             

STEP 2: Click on the TTUnet VPN connection to highlight it, and then click Connect.