How to set up a VPN-Connection

VPN Connection

 

By using a VPN connection, you receive an IP-​address within the network address space of the WU. This allows you to access restricted services (e.g. library catalogs or databases) which can be located inside and outside the WU campus. Executive Academy students can download the required VPN client application for free.

 

Installing GlobalProtect VPN Client

 

Please install the GlobalProtect VPN Client on your device. We recomend using a private device. If you want to use a companies notebook you need Administration Rights on this device. Depending what kind of device you are using (notebook, phone, tablet) you can find the application at different places.

 

Where to find the Installation Files?

  • For desktop operation system, you can download the installation files at the WU Controlpanel application. Please select the menu items > “Other WU services” > “VPN at WU”.
  • For desktop operation systems, you can also go to this website https://vpn.wu.ac.at/ – to login to this page please use your h+Student-ID and your WI-FI Password. You can find your WI-FI Password either on your Account Datasheet or you need to set it at the WU Controlpanel application.

 

  • For desktop operation system, you can download the installation files at the WU Controlpanel application. Please select the menu items > „Other WU services“ > „VPN at WU“.
  • For desktop operation systems, you can also go to this website https://vpn.wu.ac.at/ – to login to this page please use your h+Student-ID and your WI-FI Password. You can find your WI-FI Password either on your Account Datasheet or you need to set it at the WU Controlpanel application.

 

  • Important information for Installation on MacOS!!

    In order to in­stall Glob­al­Pro­tect com­plete­ly, you must allow load­ing the sys­tem soft­ware from de­vel­op­er “Palo Alto Net­works”. Please do so under > Sys­tem set­tings > Se­cu­ri­ty & Pri­va­cy > Gen­er­al. This se­cu­ri­ty ex­cep­tion must be con­firmed for macOS 10.13 and high­er, oth­er­wise no VPN con­nec­tion to WU can be es­tab­lished.

Please refer to the website of Palo Alto Networks for details on how to install and use the GlobalProtect client.

Please search for the app “GlobalProtect” from Palo Alto Networks in the App Store of the manufacturer of the device.

You can download the app “GlobalProtect” at the Apple Store.

 

Establishing a VPN Connection

 

After successful installation of the VPN Client (GlobalProtect), start the Client and enter the following data:

 

  • Portal adress: vpn.wu.ac.at

  • Username: h+Student-ID

  • Password: WI-FI Password

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Testing your VPN Connection

 

If you are successfully connected to WU VPN, you should be able to open the following links!

GIVE IT A TRY!! smile

Test 1: “How to Become a Better Leader”

Test 2: “Managing Oneself”