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VPN: Install, Configure, and Use – Internet Explorer

One-time steps to prepare to connect to the VPN

After the one-time steps have been completed

Simply open your browser and go to https://vpn.luc.edu to connect.


Installing the certificate

1. Upon successful processing of the VPN access request, a confirmation email message from “Loyola VPN Administrator 8-6086 ” will arrive containing an auto-generated ‘private key’ password and a client certificate (clientcert.p12) file attachment.

2. Save the attachment to your workstation’s desktop and double-click it to launch the “Certificate Import Wizard” as shown below:

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3. Password below is the password given to you through an email from VPN admin along with certificate.


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4. Click Next

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5. Click Next

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6. Click Finish

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Setup

1. Make sure that you close any existing Internet Explorer windows and then launch a new window. In the address bar provide this website address : https://vpn.luc.edu/

2. You will be prompted to grant permission for the certificate.Click OK

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3. You will be redirected to login page. Enter your UVID and Password

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4. After you are successfully logged in, click Remote Network Access (VPN).  A window pops-up that prompts to install a browser component.  Click on the Information bar to Install ActiveX Control.

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5. Click Install to install the browser component.

 

6. You will see Network Access window. It installs and loads VPN Component.

7. You will see an information balloon on the below-right corner after VPN component is installed and loaded.

Connecting to the VPN

1. In the address bar provide this website address : https://vpn.luc.edu/

2. You will be prompted to grant permission for the certificate.Click OK

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3. You will be redirected to login page. Enter your UVID and Password

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4. After you are successfully logged in, click Remote Network Access (VPN). 

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5. You will see the Network Access window. It loads the VPN Component.

7. You will see an information balloon on the below-right corner after the VPN component is loaded and you are connected.

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