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mhorne [What do I need to do to get a VPN account/start using VPN?]
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mhorne [Is there anything else I should know about VPN?]
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-Logging into VPN creates a secure connection to the Olin network. For the new Juniper ​VPN service Olin has implemented what is known as "​split-tunneling"​ This allows you to reach Olin resources while still able to use your own ISP connection for services like Netflix, Hulu and other bandwidth intensive application that are not on Olin's network.+Logging into VPN creates a secure connection to the Olin network. For the new PulseSecure ​VPN service Olin has implemented what is known as "​split-tunneling"​ This allows you to reach Olin resources while still able to use your own ISP connection for services like Netflix, Hulu and other bandwidth intensive application that are not on Olin's network.
  
-For the Nortel VPN all of your internet traffic will be routed through Olin for as long as you have VPN connected. ​ Web browsing, streaming audio or video, etc **will** all be affected. The internet traffic is no longer going from your ISP directly to your computer. ​ It is now going from the Internet to Olin and then from Olin to your computer. Please be aware that this connnection is a shared resource that all remote users utilize, and large data transfers such as Netflix, Hulu and Peer2Peer traffic will affect all remote users' experience.