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en:services:it_consulting:apple_consulting_center:mac_network:mac_vpn [2018/09/06 14:08]
mmeden [Connection via the Built-in VPN Client]
en:services:it_consulting:apple_consulting_center:mac_network:mac_vpn [2020/03/17 13:24] (current)
jrichte4 [Connection via Cisco AnyConnect (10.5 and above)]
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 ===== General Information ===== ===== General Information =====
  
-Using VPN, an encrypted connection can be established ​using the wireless network GoeMobile, a wired network within GÖNET, or a foreign network (DSL, ISDNmodem, GSM etc.). This allows ​the integration of a device from its own network to an adjacent network, without the two networks being compatible.+Using VPN, an encrypted connection can be established ​from a foreign network (DSL, mobileWifi etc.) into the GÖNET.
  
-The usage of VPN is not only a way to make the connection ​to the open wireless network GoeMobile ​more secure, it is also essential in order to access your home directory or other resources of University of Göttingen unreachable from outside of GÖNET. ​ (Exchange servers, ​printers, servers, etc.)+The usage of VPN is not only a way to make the connection more secure, it is also essential in order to access your home directory or other resources of University of Göttingen unreachable from outside of GÖNET. ​ (printers, servers, etc.) 
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 +<​del>​**Unfortunately,​ a VPN connection and a university IP do not automatically mean free access to the SUB databases. The existing magazines are subject to different license agreements, so that a large part of them can be accessed only via Han Server authentication or directly from SUB.**</​del>​ 
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 +**Now one can access licensed ebooks, electronic papers and (almost) every database of the SUB via vpn.**
  
-**Unfortunately,​ a VPN connection and a university IP do not automatically mean free access to the SUB databases. The existing magazines are subject to different license agreements, so that a large part of them can be accessed only via Han Server authentication or directly from SUB.** 
  
 To establish a VPN connection, a VPN client which supports the Cisco proprietary extensions to the VPN protocol (group authentication) must be installed on your computer. With OS X 10.6 or newer, such a client is already included in the system, no additional software is required. For OS X 10.5, the use of Cisco AnyConnect is necessary. To establish a VPN connection, a VPN client which supports the Cisco proprietary extensions to the VPN protocol (group authentication) must be installed on your computer. With OS X 10.6 or newer, such a client is already included in the system, no additional software is required. For OS X 10.5, the use of Cisco AnyConnect is necessary.
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 +<WRAP center round important 100%>
 +Due to the current load in VPN, two more servers were set up in addition to vpn.gwdg.de:​ ** vpn-b.gwdg.de ** and ** vpn-c.gwdg.de **. We recommend using one of them. This is ** only possible with the AnyConnect method **, not the '​included client'​.
 +</​WRAP>​
    
 +===== Connection via Cisco AnyConnect (10.5 and above) =====
 +
 +With Mac OS 10.5, you must use the Cisco AnyConnect client, which requires Java. Installation is almost self-explanatory.
 +First, open the browser of your choice; open the page [[https://​vpn.gwdg.de/​|vpn.gwdg.de]] and login with your user data in accordance to the form given there.
 +
 +Now the certificate dialog "Check Certificate"​ appears. ​
 +  * check the box "​Always trust rxxxxxx.gwdg.de",​ or
 +  * click on the arrow "​trust"​ and "​Always Trust" next to "When using this certificate"​
 +  * in both cases, accept by clicking the "​Continue"​ button. ​
 +
 +A window to select the certificate to use for authentication appears. If no certificate is displayed, just press OK. Now the auto detection of the available Java version starts. ​
 +
 +If the Java environment from Sun / Oracle is installed, the client installation begins after two queries for security and confirmation. If another Java environment is installed, WebStart stops and prompts you to download a file that installs Sun / Oracle’s Java. 
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 +After the installation,​ the client is launched automatically,​ here you type in vpn.gwdg.de and your credentials. ​
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 +More details are available on [[https://​info.gwdg.de/​dokuwiki/​doku.php?​id=en:​services:​network_services:​vpn:​anyconnect |Cisco AnyConnect for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X ]]
 +
 +<WRAP center round important 100%>
 +Due to the current load in VPN, two more servers were set up in addition to vpn.gwdg.de:​ ** vpn-b.gwdg.de ** and ** vpn-c.gwdg.de **. We recommend using one of them.
 +
 +The AnyConnect Client can also be downloaded from https://​ftp.gwdg.de/​anyconnect/​
 +  * Username: vpn
 +  * Password: fernzugriff
 +</​WRAP>​
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 ===== Connection via the Built-in VPN Client ===== ===== Connection via the Built-in VPN Client =====
  
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 For logging in to VPN, you must authenticate yourself. Students type their username as "​firstname.lastname@gwdg-stud",​ while GWDG accounts are entered as "​username@gwdg"​. Be sure not to type "​.de"​ at the end! For logging in to VPN, you must authenticate yourself. Students type their username as "​firstname.lastname@gwdg-stud",​ while GWDG accounts are entered as "​username@gwdg"​. Be sure not to type "​.de"​ at the end!
  
-===== Connection via Cisco AnyConnect (10.5 only) ===== 
- 
-With Mac OS 10.5, you must use the Cisco AnyConnect client, which requires Java. Installation is almost self-explanatory. 
-First, open the browser of your choice; open the page [[https://​vpn.gwdg.de/​|vpn.gwdg.de]] and login with your user data in accordance to the form given there. 
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-Now the certificate dialog "Check Certificate"​ appears. ​ 
-  * check the box "​Always trust rxxxxxx.gwdg.de",​ or 
-  * click on the arrow "​trust"​ and "​Always Trust" next to "When using this certificate"​ 
-  * in both cases, accept by clicking the "​Continue"​ button. ​ 
- 
-A window to select the certificate to use for authentication appears. If no certificate is displayed, just press OK. Now the auto detection of the available Java version starts. ​ 
- 
-If the Java environment from Sun / Oracle is installed, the client installation begins after two queries for security and confirmation. If another Java environment is installed, WebStart stops and prompts you to download a file that installs Sun / Oracle’s Java.  
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-After the installation,​ the client is launched automatically and establishes the connection.