With the introduction of OS X 10.6 Apple has incorporated the Cisco VPN client into the operating system. Follow the below instructions to
setup your connection:
Need College Station VPN Setup Information <Click Here> and select "VPN via Client" and then your Operating System. Then follow the instructions for the College Station VPN
Mac setup Instructions For TAMUG VPN Access
1) From the Apple menu, open System Preferences and go to the Network system pane. In the bottom left corner, make sure the lock is open.
If it is not, click on it and enter your administrator password to unlock it. Once the lock is open, click the small plus (+) sign immediately above
the lock. This will open the new interface dialog. From the Interface pull down menu, select VPN (fig. 1).
[fig. 1 - New interface dialogue]
[fig. 2 - Cisco IPSec]
3) You should now have a new interface listed in the left side window entitled "VPN (Cisco IPSec)." Highlighting this connection will give you
the configuration screen for Cisco VPN (fig. 3). Place a check mark in the box next to Show VPN status in menu bar.
For the fields on this screen enter:
[fig. 5 - Connect to VPN]
6) When you choose to connect to VPN, you will be prompted for a Username and Password (fig. 6). On this window you will enter:
[fig. 7 - Disconnecting VPN]
If you have any problems, call the CIS Helpdesk at 740-4714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org