VPN: Windows 7 Configuration
How to Configure VPN on the Windows 7 Operating System
1. Open your Control
Panel, then click Network and Internet.
Windows 7 Control Panel
2. Click Network and
Windows 7 Control Panel Network and Internet
3. Click Set up a new connection or network.
Windows 7 Network and Sharing Center
4. Click Connect to a workplace,
then click Next.
Windows 7 Set Up a Connection or Network
5. Click Use my Internet connection (VPN).
Windows 7 Connect to a Workplace
6. 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.
Windows 7 Internet address entry
7. Now you can connect to NAU VPN. Be
sure not to click Cancel,
as this will delete the connection you have just created. Type your
NAU UserID in the User name text box (Students: type "NAU-Students\Username").
Windows 7 Connect to a Workplace (User name and Password entry)
- Connect to your ISP as you
- Open the Control Panel.
Then click on Network and Internet. Under Network and Sharing
Center, 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.**Faculty and staff, use registered
username. For example "xyz4".**Students, use
domain\username. For example "nau-students\abc". Click connect.
Windows 7 Connect to NAU VPN (Login screen)
NAU's VPN service allows users to securely connect to the Northern Arizona University network.