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What is a VPN?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and it is a technology that establishes a private or secure network connection within a public network,
such as the Internet.
A VPN connection is required to access resources that are restricted to Edith Cowan University students and staff. A VPN lets you virtually plug your
computer into the university's network. With a VPN active, it is as if your personal computer is locally attached to the university.

You should choose "Easy Setup" click onto the relevant link. If your device is not listed or you run into configuration problem, try the "Alternative Setup" instructions.

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Easy Setup

This setup involves installing security software on your computer and it is the recommended setup for students and staff.
  Alternative Setup

This setup involves configuring the built-in VPN client of your computer/device.
This option requires knowledge of your computer/device setup, and can be used for other devices.

How can I get help?

If you have followed the instructions above and you are experiencing difficulties, please contact the IT Services staff at the eLab counters at Joondalup, Mt Lawley and Bunbury or by phoning the IT Service Desk on (08) 9370 6000.