VPN configuration in Windows 7

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This page contains a guide for setting up a VPN-connection to UiB in Windows 7

Setting up the connection manually

How to set up the connection for the first time:

1. Click on the "Startbutton" (Windows-icon) in the lower left corner and choose "Control Panel".

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2. Click "Network and Internet".

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3. Click "Set up a new connection or network".

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4. Click "Connect to a workplace"

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5. Click "Use my Internet connection (VPN)".

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6. In the field "Internet adress", type in "vpn-ansatt.uib.no" ("vpn-student.uib.no" if you are a student). In the field "Destination name:" give the connection a name. 

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   Click "Next".

7. In the field "User name", type in your username followed by "@ansatt.uib.no" ("@student.uib.no" if you are a student), In the field "Password", type in your UiB-password.

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   Click "Connect".

8. Assuming all went well you should get a picture that says you are connected.



1. Click the icon that looks like a monitor in the lower right corner.

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2. You will now see a list with networks that you are connected to. Click the VPN-connection that you are connected to.

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3. Click the button "Disconnect".

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