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1.1. VPN- Mac

Connect to VPN: Macbook


Step 1) Open System Preference.  Then select Network  

Step 2) Click the "+" button to create a new service, select VPN as the interface type, and choose L2TP over IPsec from the pull-down menu.

Step 3) Select the VPN option






Step 4) Select the L2TP over IPSec option


Step 5) In Server Address: please type gw.bwscampus.com
For Account Name: please type your username (without @bwscampus.com)
Then click on Authentication Settings 


Step 6) On User Authentication: please type your Gmail password
On Machine Authentication: please type BWSvpn90049
Then click Ok

Step 7) Click on Advanced


Step 8) Please make sure the 3 checkboxes are selected 
*Note: if the “Send all traffic over VPN connection” box is not selected then the VPN connection will not be established. 

Once your VPN connection is set up following the instructions above, take the following steps in order to utilize the VPN connection from off-campus:

1. Connect to a non-Brentwood wifi network.

2. Go into System Settings/Preferences to Networking.

3. Click on VPN from the list of options available.

4. On the VPN setting page, click the "Connect" button (or toggle the Connect switch, depending on your OS version).


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