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VPN Clientless Instruction Sheet

A Clientless VPN connection will allow access to Discoverer and your department share.

  1. While Off-campus, open up a web browser and enter: in the web address window
  2. You may receive a website security certificate message. If so, click on the " Continue to this website (not recommended) " link.

    windows security message
  3. This will bring you to a Login screen.
    1. Select your CCRI department from the "GROUP" drop-down list.
    2. In the "USERNAME:" field enter, "campus\(your user name) ",
    3. In the "PASSWORD:" field, type your password
    4. click the "Login" button.
      1. Please note , you must use the backslash character, "\" in between campus and your user name. The backslash character is located above the "Enter" key on your keyboard.
      Login dialog box
  4. Another dialog box will appear: vpn tunnel warning
  5. Click Continue
  6. This will bring you to CCRI's WebVPN Service home page:

    vpn interface
  7. You now have the option to connect to your department share or the Discoverer application.

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Last Updated: 7/30/14