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Shutdown by 1 January 2018: Juniper VPN / Pulse Secure / Junos Pulse / Network Connect
As of now new OpenVPN service for KIT:
http://www.scc.kit.edu/ueberuns/11139.php (only in German)
Installation instructions:
http://www.scc.kit.edu/en/services/openvpn.php

For end devices using the iOS operating system the „Pulse Secure“ client is available to establish a VPN connection. You can download it from the Apple App Store free of charge.

Short instructions::

  1. Download the “Pulse Secure” app in the Apple App Store
  2. Establish a VPN connection with following parameters:
    • Name: e.g. KIT
    • URL: https://vpn.kit.edu
    • User name: KIT account (e.g. ab1234 or uxxxx)
    • Authentication Type: Password
    • Realm and Role can be left blank

 

Detailed insructionts:

Open the Apple Store and search for “Pulse Secure”. You see a free app provided by Juniper Networks Inc., install it as usual (load/install).
Open this app and agree to the license agreement. Press “Accept” to open the home screen of “Pulse Secure” [figure 1]. You will see three buttons: “Connections”, “Status” and “Connect”. To establish a new VPN connection press “Connections” and enter the following [figure 2]:

  • Name: e.g. KIT
  • URL: https://vpn.kit.edu
  • User name: KIT account (e.g. ab1234 or uxxxx)
  • Authentication Type: Password
  • Realm and Role can be left blank

 

Abbildung 1: Startfenster von Pulse Secure
Figure 1: Home screen of Pulse Secure
Abbildung 2: VPN-Konfiguration
Figure 2: VPN configuration

 

Press “Add”. You will be back on the home screen [figure 3]. To establish the VPN connection press “Connect” and log in with your KIT account (e.g. ab1234 or uxxxx) [figure 4]. The VPN connection is now established. You will be back on the home screen, where you can see that the VPN connection is active [figure 5]. To end the connection press “Disconnect”.

 

Abbildung 3: Startfenster mit gespeicherter Verbindung
Figure 3: Home screen with saved connections
Abbildung 4: Anmeldung mit KIT-Account
Figure 4: Log in with KIT account
Abbildung 5: Aktive VPN-Verbindung
Figure 5: Established VPN connection