The following instructions show how to use Network Connect to access the VPN and apply to users with Macintosh OS 10.7 or 10.8 (Lion and Mountain Lion) connect . This process is demonstrated below.
*Note: Mac 10.7 (Lion) users need to go to the Java Preferences and check the Enable Applet Plug-In checkbox before logging into https://cuvpn.colorado.edu. For more information on this please visit the VPN - Tips and Tricks page.
Open a Finder window.
Within Applications, double-click Network Connect to open.
At the Sign In At: text field, make sure it says https://cuvpn.colorado.edu.
Enter your CU Login Name and Identikey Password in the appropriate fields, then click Sign In.
Wait for the host checker to complete its process.
*Note: Mac 10.7 (Lion) or 10.8 (Mountain Lion) users need to go to the Java Preferences and check the Enable Applet Plug-In checkbox for this process to complete. For more information on this please visit the VPN - Tips and Tricks page.
A window will open, displaying your connection. Now when you go to a web page or use an Internet-enabled application, your network activity will be routed through the CU-Boulder campus.
With this standard connection through Network Connect:
If you are unable to gain access to an on-campus resource with this connection, talk to the administrator of that resource. Refer them to the help information on the VPN support page.