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VPN on Windows 8 and 8.1
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Connecting VPN on Windows 8 and 8.1

Before you map to file drives and printers, or remotely connect to your work computer, you need to set up a secure virtual private network (VPN).

1. Go to Control Panel. In Tiles/Start view typing activates the search facility. Type 'control panel'

2. Select Network and Sharing Center.

3. Select Set up a new connection or network.

4. Select Connect to a workplace.

5. Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).

6. Enter vpn.upv.es in the Internet address field and VPN-UPV in the Destination name field. Click Create.

7. VPN connection has been created but you need to modify the connection before using it. A network tab may have appeared but ignore this for now. Return to Tiles/Start view and type in Control Panel. Select Network and sharing center and then Select Change adapter settings

8. Right click on VPN icon and select Properties.

9. From the VPN Properties window, select the Security tab. Set

  • Type of VPN: Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)

  • Data encryption: Require encryption (disconnect if server declines)

  • Use Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP): Protected EAP (PEAP) (encryption enabled). Click the Properties button

10. The Protected EAP Properties screen will open

  • Check the box Validate server certificate

  • Check the box Connect to these servers and introduce the server 'radius.upv.es'

  • Check all boxes with: DigiCert Assured ID Root CA

  • Check the box Enable Fast Reconnect

  • Click the Configure button

11. In the EAP MSCHAPv2 Properties dialog, disable the setting "Automatically use my Windows log-on name and password (and domain if any)":. Click the OK button

12. Click the OK button, and then click OK again to finish the configuration.

13. Using the Network icon within the System Tray on the Desktop, click your Networks, right-click on VPN-UPV and click Connect.

13. In the Netid box enter your credentials

  • username@upvnet.upv.es for UPVNET domain users

  • username@alumno.upv.es for ALUMNO domain users

In the Password box enter your password Click the OK button

14. If you are successful, a window similar to the following will appear.

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