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==== Set up for the native VPN Client on Windows Vista ====
 
==== Set up for the native VPN Client on Windows Vista ====
# '''Click on the Start button '''and click '''Control Panel'''.
 
  
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Note: These steps won't work unless your computer is currently connected to the internet. Please connect to the internet before following these instructions.
  
# Select the '''Network and Sharing Center '''(if this option is not available immediately, first select '''Network and Internet''')
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# Click on the '''Start button''', then click on '''Control Panel'''.<br>[[Image:Vista Open Control Panel.PNG]]
# In the '''left''' navigation area under '''Tasks''' click on '''Set up a connection or network'''
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# Select the '''Network and Sharing Center ''' (or, if you don't see it, first select '''Network and Internet''').
# Select '''Connect to a workplace''' and click '''Next.'''
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# In the left navigation area under '''Tasks''', click on '''Set up a connection or network'''.
# If prompted to use an existing connection, choose '''No, create a new connection''' and click '''Next.'''
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# Select '''Connect to a workplace''' and click [[Image:Next button.PNG]].
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# If prompted to use an existing connection, choose '''No, create a new connection''' and click [[Image:Next button.PNG]].
 
# Click on '''Use my Internet connection (VPN)'''.
 
# Click on '''Use my Internet connection (VPN)'''.
 
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# Enter the IP address '''140.233.5.200''' and a name for the connection as shown below, and click on [[Image:Next button.PNG]].<br>[[Image:Vista VPN graphic 2.PNG|400px]]
Note: if you do not have a current connection to the Internet, the following directions may not apply. Please connect to the Internet before following these instructions.
 
 
 
 
 
# Enter the IP address and a name for the connection as listed below and click on '''Next.'''
 
 
 
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# Enter your Middlebury College '''username''', the '''password''' for that account, and '''MIDD''' as the domain. Then click on '''Connect'''.
 
# Enter your Middlebury College '''username''', the '''password''' for that account, and '''MIDD''' as the domain. Then click on '''Connect'''.
 
# A screen displaying the text “You are connected” will appear when the VPN connection has been established.
 
# A screen displaying the text “You are connected” will appear when the VPN connection has been established.
# Return to the '''Network and Sharing Center''' to disconnect the VPN connection as needed. Click on '''Manage network connections''' in the same location to establish future VPN connections.
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* Return to the '''Network and Sharing Center''' to disconnect the VPN connection as needed.
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* Click on '''Manage network connections''' in the same location to establish future VPN connections.

Revision as of 12:10, 24 November 2009

Set up for the native VPN Client on Windows XP

  1. Click on Start button.PNG.
  2. Click on Control Panel. (If you don't see Control Panel, look for it under the Settings menu.)
  3. Under Control Panel, find and open Network Connections.
  4. From the File menu, select New Connection.
  5. The “New Connection Wizard” will open. Click Next button.PNG.
  6. Choose “Connect to the network at my workplace” and click Next button.PNG.
  7. Select the “Virtual Private Network connection” and click Next button.PNG.
  8. Enter MiddVPN (for the company or connection name) and click Next button.PNG.
  9. If asked to automatically dial a connection, choose Do not dial the initial connection.
  10. For the Host Name or IP address enter: 140.233.5.200 Click Next button.PNG.
  11. Choose not to use a smart card, if asked by the wizard.
  12. Select the Anyone’s use usage option, then click Next button.PNG.
  13. Check the Add a shortcut to my desktop box, and click Finish button.PNG.
  14. If asked, enter your username and password to start the VPN connection.
  15. To connect in the future: double click the shortcut named MiddVPN on the Desktop and enter your username and password.
    XP VPN Icon.PNG

Set up for the native VPN Client on Windows Vista

Note: These steps won't work unless your computer is currently connected to the internet. Please connect to the internet before following these instructions.

  1. Click on the Start button, then click on Control Panel.
    Vista Open Control Panel.PNG
  2. Select the Network and Sharing Center (or, if you don't see it, first select Network and Internet).
  3. In the left navigation area under Tasks, click on Set up a connection or network.
  4. Select Connect to a workplace and click Next button.PNG.
  5. If prompted to use an existing connection, choose No, create a new connection and click Next button.PNG.
  6. Click on Use my Internet connection (VPN).
  7. Enter the IP address 140.233.5.200 and a name for the connection as shown below, and click on Next button.PNG.
    Vista VPN graphic 2.PNG
  8. Enter your Middlebury College username, the password for that account, and MIDD as the domain. Then click on Connect.
  9. A screen displaying the text “You are connected” will appear when the VPN connection has been established.
  • Return to the Network and Sharing Center to disconnect the VPN connection as needed.
  • Click on Manage network connections in the same location to establish future VPN connections.
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