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 ====== VPN Access ====== ====== VPN Access ======
 +The Institute of Computer Science allows you to connect to the intranet from anywhere via [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network|VPN]]. (In simple cases, consider using an [[en:ssh:socksproxy|ssh tunnel]].)
  
-We provide a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network|VPN]] service to employees and students to access internal resources from anywhere on the internet.+=== General Information about OpenVPN === 
 +"OpenVPN is an open-source software application that implements virtual private network (VPN) techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections in routed or bridged configurations and remote access facilities. It uses custom security protocol that utilizes SSL/TLS for key exchange." ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenVPN|Wikipedia]]
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 +The project's offical website can be found here: \\  
 +[[https://www.openvpn.net/index.php/open-source.html]] 
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 +To access the institute's intranet via OpenVPN, you require a [[en:vpn:profiles|profile, or certificate]], which can be requested and downloaded via the b-it User Management Interface: \\  
 +https://nic1.bit.uni-bonn.de   (can only be [[en:ssh:socksproxy|accessed from the b-it / IoCS network]]). 
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 +To authenticate, you will need to use your CS username and password. 
 +For further information on how to configure the various OpenVPN clients, please refer to the following instructions: 
 +\\ 
 +\\ 
 +  * [[en:VPN:mobile|Android & iOS]] 
 +  * [[en:VPN:Linux|GNU/Linux]] 
 +  * [[en:vpn:osx|Mac OSX]] 
 +  * [[en:vpn:bsd|NetBSD]] 
 +  * [[en:vpn:windows|Windows]]