Setup VPN in Mac OS X (10.7)

In order to allow a computer to connect to certain UWSP assets from off campus, you must configure a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection.

Note: While you are connected via VPN, you will not be able to browse any web sites outside of the university. The VPN server that is directing traffic will not allow any network traffic to browse the internet. You should, however, be able to browse uwsp.edu web sites.

  1. Make certain you are online with your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
  2. Open Settings.

  3. Open Network

  4. Click the Lock to allow changes and click the + to add a new connection.

  5. On the select the interface screen enter the following:
    • Interface = VPN
    • VPN Type = IKEv2
    • Service Name = UWSP VPN
    • Click Create

  6. Select the UWSP VPN Connection and enter the following:
    • Server Address = vpn2.uwsp.edu
    • Remote ID = vpn.uwsp.edu
    • Click Authentication Settings.

  7. On the User Authentication screen select Username and enter your UWSP username and password.

  8. Click OK
  9. Click Apply.