VPN: Windows 7 Configuration
How to Configure VPN on the Windows 7 Operating System
1. Open your Control
Panel, then click Network and Internet.
Windows 7 Config Step 1
2. Click Network and
Windows 7 Config Step 2
3. Click Set up a new connection or network.
Windows 7 Config Step 3
4. Click Connect to a workplace,
then click Next.
Windows 7 Config Step 4
5. Click Use my Internet connection (VPN).
Windows 7 Config Step 5
6. In the Internet address text box, type vpn.nau.edu
Choose a name, such as NAU VPN, for the Destination
name (this is how you will identify this connection later, so be sure to put in
a relevant name) Click Next.
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7. Now you can connect to NAU VPN. Be
sure not to click Cancel,
as this will delete the connection you have just created. Type your
NAU UserID in the User name text box (Students: type "NAU-Students\Username").
Windows 7 Config Step 7
- Connect to your ISP as you
- Open the Control Panel.
Then click on Network and Internet. Under Network and Sharing
Center, Click on Connect to a Network. Finally select NAU
VPN and click on Connect.
- Fill in your username** and
password in the Connect NAU VPN window.**Faculty and staff, use registered
username. For example "xyz4".**Students, use
domain\username. For example "nau-students\abc". Click connect.
Windows 7 Config Step 8
NAU's VPN service allows users to securely connect to the Northern Arizona University network.