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Establishing a secure(VPN) connection to Deakin using Junos Pulse (Windows 8.1)
Article: KB0010496 Published: 31-01-2014 Last modified: 16-01-2015

Establishing a secure (VPN) connection to Deakin using Junos Pulse (Windows 8.1)

Warning: These instructions are for Windows 8.1 ONLY. If you are using Windows 7 or Windows 8.0, please refer to this article.

Please Note: Deakin eSolutions (DeS) has identified a problem with the inbuilt Windows 8.1 client, the client does not work in all cases. DeS are currently working on a resolution for this problem.

Connecting to Junos Pulse in Windows 8.1

1. Navigate to the right of your screen to activate the Charms bar. Select Search and type VPN. Tap/click Manage virtual private networks.




2. Tap/click Add a VPN connection.




3. Configure the VPN connection as per the following:

  • VPN provider: Juniper Networks Junos Pulse
  • Connection Name: Deakin VPN (This is not a mandatory name, you can give the connection any name you wish).
  • Server name or address: secureaccess.deakin.edu.au

You also have the option to remember your sign-in information. Whether you choose to do this or not is entirely up to you, although it is not recommended on a shared computer

4. Tap/click Save.




5. Navigate to the right of the screen to access the Charms bar. Select Search and type Connect. Then Tap/click Connect to a network.





6. Tap/click Deakin VPN (or whatever you named the connection earlier), then Connect.




7. Enter your Deakin Username and Password when prompted (you must enter your username as du\username). Tap/click OK.




8. You should now be Connected, as indicated by the icon.




How do I disconnect?

1. Navigate to the right of the screen to access the Charms bar. Select Search and type Connect. Then Tap/click Connect to a network.

2. Tap/click on your Deakin VPN connection, then tap/click Disconnect.






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