Presentation on theme: "What is the UF VPN Client, and How Do I Use it? (for Windows XP/7/ 8 Users). Presented by the Course Reserves Unit, George A. Smathers Libraries"— Presentation transcript:
What is the UF VPN Client, and How Do I Use it? (for Windows XP/7/ 8 Users). Presented by the Course Reserves Unit, George A. Smathers Libraries firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the UF VPN Client and why do I have to use it? Materials available electronically (journal articles, e-books, streaming video) are licensed for use by UF students, faculty and staff, and are easily accessible from any on- campus network. The UF VPN Client allows UF students, faculty and staff to “tunnel” into the UF network from any off-campus network, and access these resources.
How Do I Install the UF VPN Client? Go to this link: https://net-services.ufl.edu/provided-services/vpn/clients/ Log in with your Gatorlink account information. Click on the link for the Windows software, as shown. Log in with your Gatorlink User ID and password
How Do I Install the Software? Download and install the files in the order shown. Windows will ask if you want to run or save the files; choose Run. Do this for both files.
How Do I Install the Software? (cont.) Follow the onscreen instructions to complete installation of the software. Restart your computer to complete the installation process
How Do I Configure the VPN Software? To configure the VPN Client (Windows XP/7): Go to Start All Programs Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client
How Do I Configure the UF VPN Client (cont.) Go to Start Apps Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client (Windows 8) \ Double click on the icon to open the VPN Client
How Do I Configure the UF VPN Client? (cont.) A window will open. Type in vpn.ufl.edu, as shown below Click on the Connect button
How Do I Configure the UF VPN Client? (cont.) A login box will open. Enter your Gatorlink User ID and password
Using the UF VPN Client You are now connected to the UF VPN client, and can access electronic course reserves links and UF Libraries electronic resources. To disconnect from the VPN client when you are finished, click on the Disconnect button
Wrap up/Where Can I Go for Help? Be sure to log on to the UF VPN client every time before accessing course reserve or library electronic resources. For assistance with the UF VPN client, go to the UF IT Help Desk at The Hub, or call 352- 392-4357 For assistance with course reserves, email email@example.com, or call 252-273-2520 firstname.lastname@example.org