Presentation on theme: "What is the UF VPN Client, and How Do I Use it? (for OS X 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 OS X 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 OS X software, as shown. The installation files will download automatically (Hint: downloaded files are saved to the Downloads folder by default, in OS X ).
How Do I Install the Software? Locate the downloaded file (Check your Downloads folder, as shown) Ssssssssssss Double-click on the file to start the installation
How Do I Install the Software? (cont.) A second window will open. Double-click in the Anyconnect.pkg file to continue the installation. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
How Do I Configure the VPN Software? Go to Finder Applications Cisco Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client.app. Double-click on the app icon
How Do I Configure the UF VPN Client (cont.) An Anyconnect window will open. Type in vpn.ufl.edu, as shown below
How Do I Configure the UF VPN Client? (cont.) A log in pop-up will open. Log in with 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 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