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VPN on Linux

1.- Install vpnc support for Network Manager. Open the terminal and type:

$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc

$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc-gnome

Once the install has been completed, type:

$ sudo NetworkManager restart

2.- Open the Network Manager with left-click on the Network Manager icon (on the top right corner of the screen) and scroll down to where it says VPN Connections. Select Configure VPN

3.- On the VPN tab, select 'Add' and Select Cisco Compatible VPN (vpnc) and click Create

4.- Enter the following information:

  • Connection Name: VPN to UPV

  • Gateway: vpn.upv.es

  • User Name: username@domain.upv.es ( There are only 2 possible 'domain': UPVNET (staff) and ALUMNO (students) .)

  • User Password: Your Campus Domain Password

  • Group Name: biblioteca ( type "soloupv" (without quotation marks) if you only want access to shared resources, or type "biblioteca" if you want access to the library's electronic journals.)

  • Group Password: upvnet

click Save....

5.- Start the connection, left-click on the Network Manager again and go down to VPN Connections. This time, select VPN to UPV

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