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VPN (Virtual Private Network) with Windows XP

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To create a VPN connection to the TCC in Microsoft Windows XP:

  1. From the "Start" menu, select "Control panel".
  2. Double-click on "Network Connections".
  3. Under "Network Tasks", click on "Create a new Connection". This brings up the "New Connection Wizard".
  4. Click on "Next".
  5. Select the "Connect to network at my workplace" radiobutton, then click "Next".
  6. Select the "Virtual Private Network" radiobutton, then click "Next".
  7. Under "Company Name", enter "TCC", then click "Next".
  8. Under "Host name", enter "vpn.nmt.edu", then click "Next".
  9. Under "Create this connection for:", select "My use only", then click "Next".
  10. Click on "Finish". This brings up a window named "Connect TCC".
  11. Click the "Properties" button.
  12. Click on "Networking".
  13. Select "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)".
  14. Click on "Properties".
  15. Select "Use the following DNS server addresses".
  16. Under "Preferred DNS server", enter "129.138.4.138".
  17. Under "Alternate DNS server", enter "129.138.250.10".
  18. Click "OK", then click "OK" again.

To connect to the VPN server, double-click on the new connection icon that was created above, and log in with your current TCC username and password. There is no charge for this service.


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Steve Ingoglia, tcc-doc@nmt.edu
Last updated: 2008/02/28 17:17:55 UT
URL: http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/help/vpn/xp.html
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