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-======Pulse Secure VPN  Installation and Configuration======+======Pulse Secure VPN Installation and Configuration======
  
-The Pulse Secure VPN client is Olin'​s ​current ​method of remotely connecting to internal network resources from off campus.+:!:  **IMPORTANT NOTES:** \\ 
 +**Effective 1/​4/​2021:​** ​ Olin's VPN service has migrated to a new connection endpoint (vpn.olin.edu).\\ 
 +**Effective 4/​1/​2021:​** ​ Decommissioning of Olin's old VPN connection endpoint (jvpn.olin.edu).\\ 
 +\\ 
 +All users must update or replace their existing Pulse Secure VPN client connection to **vpn.olin.edu**. ​ If you have an existing **jvpn.olin.edu** connection, simply edit and update it with the new Server URL **vpn.olin.edu**. ​ Alternatively,​ you may create a new connection with the new Server URL and remove the old **jvpn.olin.edu** connection. 
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 +The Pulse Secure VPN client is currently ​Olin'​s ​only authorized ​method of remotely connecting to internal network resources from off campus.
  
 Please only load the VPN client on Olin or personal systems. Do not load the client on any public kiosk style or non-personal machines. Please only load the VPN client on Olin or personal systems. Do not load the client on any public kiosk style or non-personal machines.
  
-Please note that the new Pulse Secure VPN service may take up to 30 seconds ​for your machine ​to complete the connection to the Olin VPN server even though the icon on the desktop shows the connection is active.+Please note that the new Pulse Secure VPN service may take up to 30 seconds to complete the connection to the Olin VPN server even though the icon on the desktop shows the connection is active
 + 
 +=====New VPN Tunneling Options===== 
 +New connection tunneling options available with Pulse Secure VPN; Split or Full Tunnel.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +**Split Tunnel:** Only transmits data destined for Olin systems, services and/or networks through the vpn tunnel to Olin. All other data will be transmitted directly through your local network connection to it's destination. ​ This allows you to access and use any devices connected to your home network like printers, other computers, etc.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +**Full tunnel:** Routes **//all//** data to/from your computer to/through Olin's network via the vpn tunnel. ​ **Important note:** Full Tunnel prevents you from accessing network resources on your local/home network such as printers or other computers.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +We recommend using Split Tunnel from home and Full Tunnel elsewhere, particularly on insecure and/or open wireless networks.
  
 =====Web VPN Portal===== =====Web VPN Portal=====
  
-You may choose to use the  web based interface to access network resources after logging ​ into the web portal: https://​vpn.olin.edu using your network credentials.+You may choose to use the  web based interface to access network resources after logging ​ into the web portal: https://​vpn.olin.edu using your network credentials.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +There is a list of bookmarked links to commonly used sites as well as a file section that provides direct access o the Olin internal file cluster and user home folders.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +When accessing file shares in this manner, you will have to download the files you would like to modify to your local machine, modify them, then upload them back to your location on the network file share through the web portal.\\ 
 +\\ 
 +**Important Note:** To run applications which require checking out a license, such as Matlab, you must use the Pulse Secure VPN client software to connect to the licensing server.
  
-There is a list of bookmarked links to commonly used sites as well as a file section that provides direct access o the Olin internal file cluster ​and user home folders.+===== VPN Configuration ===== 
 +====Updating Existing Connection:​==== 
 +  * Open the Pulse Secure client{{ :​vpn:​pulse-edit-connection.png?​nolink&​300|}} 
 +  * Select the connection ​to edit/​update 
 +  * Click the pencil icon to edit the connection details 
 +  * Modify the "​Server URL:" entry to:  **vpn.olin.edu** 
 +  * Click Save 
 +  * Click Connect on the updated connection ​and follow "​Connecting to VPN" steps below to confirm it works properly.
  
-When accessing file shares in this manner, ​you will have to download ​the files you would like to modify to your local machinemodify them, then upload them back to your location on the network file share through ​the web portal.+**Important Note:** If you are unable ​to update ​the Server URL entrymake sure the connection is not active. ​ If it isdisconnect first and then update the connection properties. ​ If you are still unable ​to update ​the entry, create a new connection instead and once confirmed that it works, delete ​the old **jvpn.olin.edu** connection entry.
  
-Please Note: To run networked applications such as Matlab, you must use the client software so your computer is recognized as being on the Olin domain.  ​ 
  
-=====Windows=====+====Creating a New Connection:====  
 +  * Click the **plus sign** under Connections to add a new connection 
 +  * Leave Type as "​Policy Secure (UAC) or Connect Secure (VPN)"​ 
 +  * Enter a name you will recognize for the connection such as **OLIN**  
 +  * Enter **vpn.olin.edu** for the Server URL. 
 +  * Click **Add**. 
 +  * Click **Connect** on your newly created connection and follow "​Connecting to VPN" steps below to confirm it works properly. 
 + 
 +====Connecting to VPN:==== 
 +  * Click Connect on the appropriate Connection entry (vpn.olin.edu) 
 +  * Enter your Olin network username and password when prompted then click Connect 
 +  * There is an extra step now to chose one of two roles; **Split Tunnel** or **Full Tunnel**. 
 +      * **Full tunnel** will route all traffic to/from your computer through Olin's network. 
 +          * Please note that Full Tunnel will also prevent you from accessing network resources on your local network. 
 +      * **Split Tunnel** will only route traffic destined for Olin networks to Olin, all other traffic will utilize your local Internet connection. 
 +          * We recommend using Split Tunnel from home and Full Tunnel elsewhere, particularly on insecure and/or open wireless networks. ​  
 +  * Select a Tunnel role and click **Connect**. 
 +  * To disconnect, left click the Pulse Secure icon in your system tray (by your clock), select the connection **OLIN** and then **Disconnect** 
 + 
 +=====Client Installations===== 
 +====Windows====
  
   * Log into [[https://​vpn.olin.edu|vpn.olin.edu]] with your network credentials and choose the link for **VPN-Installers** under the file section to download the installation software.   * Log into [[https://​vpn.olin.edu|vpn.olin.edu]] with your network credentials and choose the link for **VPN-Installers** under the file section to download the installation software.
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   * Click on the Pulse Secure icon on the task bar then select the **Open Pulse Secure** option.   * Click on the Pulse Secure icon on the task bar then select the **Open Pulse Secure** option.
  
-==== Configuration ==== +====Mac====
-  * Click the **plus sign** under Connections to add a new connection +
-  * Leave Type as "​Policy Secure (UAC) or Connect Secure (VPN)"​ +
-  * Enter a name you will recognize for the connection such as ''​OLIN''​  +
-  * Enter ''​vpn.olin.edu''​ for the Server URL. +
-  * Click **Add**. +
-  * Click **Connect** on your newly created connection. +
-  * Enter your Olin network username and password when prompted then click Connect +
-  * You will notice that you have two roles to choose from; Split Tunnel and Full Tunnel. ​ Full tunnel will route all traffic to/from your computer through Olin's network. ​ Split Tunnel will only route traffic destined for Olin networks to Olin, all other traffic will utilize your local Internet connection. ​ You may use Split Tunnel from home and we recommend Full Tunnel elsewhere. ​ Please note that Full Tunnel will also prevent you from accessing network resources on your local network. +
-  * Select a Tunnel role and click **Connect**. +
-  * To disconnect, left click the Pulse Secure icon in your system tray (by your clock), select the connection **OLIN** and then **Disconnect**. +
- +
-=====Mac=====+
  
   * __**From on campus**__:   * __**From on campus**__:
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   * Select **Open Pulse Secure**.   * Select **Open Pulse Secure**.
  
-==== Configuration ==== 
-  * Click the **plus sign** to make a new connection 
-  * Enter a name for the connection such as ''​OLIN'' ​ 
-  * Enter ''​vpn.olin.edu''​ for the Server URL and click **Add**. 
-  * Click **Connect** on your newly created connection. 
-  * Enter your Olin network username and password when prompted and select connect. 
-  * Select a Tunnel role and click **Connect**. 
-  * To disconnect, Click the Pulse Secure icon again, select **OLIN** and then **Disconnect**. 
  
-===== Ubuntu ​=====+==== Ubuntu ====
   * In Ubuntu 18.04, use a web browser to navigate to https://​vpn.olin.edu. ​   * In Ubuntu 18.04, use a web browser to navigate to https://​vpn.olin.edu. ​
   * Log in using your network credentials.   * Log in using your network credentials.
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   * When you have logged in, the Connect button will turn to Disconnect. To close the connection, click on the Disconnect button.   * When you have logged in, the Connect button will turn to Disconnect. To close the connection, click on the Disconnect button.
  
- +<​sub>​tags: ​vpn, public drive off campus, network drive off campus, public drive off-campus, network drive off-campus</​sub>​
-=======VPN Behavioral changes ============ +
-With the introduction of the Pulse Secure VPN client Olin has implemented what is known as split tunneling. +
-This allows users to utilize their home Internet connection for all non-Olin resources and not have traffic routed through Olin's network unless it is destined for Olin resources. +
-Library resources are a prime example, previously you could go directly to these resources and you would be coming from an Olin owned IP address. This is no longer the case and you will need to use the Library web site to gain access to these resources. +
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-http://​library.olin.edu +
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-<​sub>​tags:​ public drive off campus, network drive off campus, public drive off-campus, network drive off-campus</​sub>​+