VPN: Windows Vista Configuration

How to configure VPN on Windows Vista

Setting up a VPN connection on Windows Vista

Vista Control Panel

Open your Control Panel, then click Network and Internet


Vista Networking

Under Network and Sharing Center, click Connect to a network.


Vista Setup

Click Set up a connection or network.


Vista Workplace

Click Connect to a workplace, then click Next


Vista Use Internet

Click Use my Internet connection (VPN)


Vista VPN Settings

In the Internet address text box, type vpn.nau.edu
Choose a name, such as NAU VPN, for the Destination name (this is how you will identify this connection later, so be sure to put in a relevant name)
Click Next


Vista VPN User

Type your NAU UserID in the User name text box (Students need to insert "NAU-Students\" infront of their User ID)
Click Connect


Connecting to a VPN on Windows Vista

Vista VPN Connect

Connect to your ISP as you normally would.
Open the Control Panel. Then click on Network and Internet. Click on Connect to a Network. Finally select NAU VPN and click on Connect.
Fill in your username and password in the Connect NAU VPN window.(Students need to insert "NAU-Students\" infront of their User ID)



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NAU's VPN service allows users to securely connect to the Northern Arizona University network. 

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