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Information Technology Services provides a SSL VPN service that allows faculty, staff, students, and sponsored users a quick and easy way to connect securely to the WSU Pullman network from external off-campus unsecured networks. MME often requires the use of the VPN server to connect to software license servers, or to view sections of school web pages.

The WSU VPN server name:
sslvpn.wsu.edu
Details for installing should be found on this website: https://its.wsu.edu/ssl-vpn/
Below are some hints that may help you install and use.

Advice

The following steps should assist in getting VPN installed, your PC may have different results/requirements for some of the steps.

Steps for Windows PCs
Install the Client from this page: https://its.wsu.edu/sslvpn_win_instructions/, your PC will attempt to install the VPN client.
With the automatic install your PC will attempt to initiate the VPN connection with WSU.
Your PC will attempt the automatic install, when that fails, you may download and execute the installation file. You may need to install or update Java to get the installation program.
With manual installation after initial installation, you will need to locate the "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" application in your applications and start it for the first use. Once run, an Icon will be added to your notifications section for subsequent use.
Once fully installed you should have an Icon (the circle in the image below) in the notifications section of your task bar. The Icon may be in the hidden notifications area accessed by clicking on the small arrow in the notifications area. Notifications
Click on the icon to open the connection window: Connect
The server name is: sslvpn.wsu.edu . When you click on "Connect" you should be prompted for your WSU Network ID and Password, to complete the connection.password prompt
You may verify that you are now using the VPN connection here support.mme.wsu.edu/IP.
Once connected all network traffic for WSU will be through the secure VPN server, giving you a WSU IP address for the WSU Pullman campus systems.
To disconnect; again click on the icon (now showing a lock) in the notifications area: Connected
Click on the Disconnect button: Disconnect
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