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VPN on Windows 10

Add a VPN Connection

1. To connect to a VPN on Windows 10, head to Settings > Network & Internet > VPN. Click the “Add a VPN connection” button to set up a new VPN connection.

2. Provide the connection details for your VPN:

VPN provider: Windows (built-in)

Connection name: VPN to UPV or similar.

Server name or address: vpn.upv.es

VPN type: Automatic

Type of sign-in: User name and password

User name (optional): please enter your workplace username. ( Which is my username? )

For Password (optional): enter your workplace password.

Click Save

Change Networking settings

3. The connection should now be visible under VPN . Select 'Change adapter options' below this. This will open the Network Connections window.

4. Right-click the 'VPN to UPV' icon and select Properties.

5. From the VPN Properties window, select 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

6. 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'

  • Scroll down and tick: DigiCert Assured ID Root CA

  • Check the box Enable Fast Reconnect

  • Click the Configure button

7. 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

8. Click the OK button.

9. Now, select the Networking tab then select Internet Protocol Version 4 and click Properties

10. In new window that opens click on Advanced

11. Again new window opens. In order to enable split tunneling, you need to UNCHECK “Use default gateway on remote network” option, but if you need to access to database or e-journals from UPV's library, you have to CHECK it.


To dial the VPN, click the network icon in the system tray and select VPN to UPV connection and click 'Connect'

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