VPN (Mac): Installation and Connection

This document provides instructions for connecting to UW-Stout's VPN service on an Apple computer running macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or newer.


To configure a VPN connection on an Apple computer running macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or newer,
  1. Download and run this Utility to install the UW-Stout VPN configuration.
  2. When prompted, click Continue to install VPN Settings
  3. Click Continue again on the "Select a Destination" screen
  4. Click Install on the following screen.
  5. Enter your Password and click Install Software in the popup window.
  6. Click Close when the installation completes.
To connect to VPN from your Apple computer: 
  1. Click on System Preferences
  2. Click on Network
  3. Click on UW-Stout VPN
  4. Click the Connect button
  5. Enter your UW-Stout username and password when prompted.

To show the connection in the menu bar (recommended)
  1. Click on System Preferences
  2. Click on Network
  3. Click on UW-Stout VPN
  4. Click the checkbox for Show VPN status in menu bar.
  5. Click on the new menu and choose Connect UW-Stout VPN
  6. Enter your UW-Stout username and password when prompted.


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Keywords:Apple VPN virtual private network off campus off-campus home away   Doc ID:67023
Owner:Darren H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2016-09-19 14:10 CDTUpdated:2020-09-10 14:11 CDT
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