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This article contains routine installation and connection instructions.
Description This article will go through the basics of using the VPN before logging into a device that has been shipped directly to a persons home and they have not logged into that device before.
This article will assist users who are running Ubuntu in connecting to the UMN Network via VPN.
File System Paths The path, or unique location of, the Cisco AnyConnect VPN for Mac OS X file system is /opt/cisco/vpn
The Command Line Interface (CLI) is a mechanism for interacting with a computer operating system or software by typing commands to perform specific tasks, and is a valid way to use AnyConnect.
Event logs are available via syslog or via a standard application called Console. 
This article provides step-by-step instructions to connect to the Virtual Private Network (VPN) client Cisco AnyConnect using an Android or iOS device.
Follow these instructions to connect to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Secure Mobility Client on your Mac.
This article provides step-by-step instructions to connect to the Virtual Private Network (VPN) client Cisco AnyConnect using a Windows 10 computer.
Follow the steps below to install the Cisco AnyConnect client on your iOS or Android device.
These directions outline the process of installing the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client and Diagnostic And Reporting Tool (DART) for Linux.
Follow the instructions below to install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client for Mac. Installation requires that you have local administrator access.
This article covers installing Cisco AnyConnect on a Windows computer with a University of Minnesota profile built in.
The following steps will walk you through connecting to UofM VPN natively with most versions of macOS 10.6. and newer.
Description This article will describe how to resolve the following error in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client:
NOTE: To be added as a remote desktop user of a HST device or if the user needs access to the AHC01 VPN Departmental Pool, the user must fill out the
Some versions of Linux do not come with a Certificate Authority (CA) certificate that will recognize the University of Minnesota's certificate CA.
Students at the University of Minnesota can register personal devices for WiFi access even if they don't support WPA2 authentication (username and password).
Troubleshooting Logs Export information from the VPN client to help locate and isolate a connection problem.
Certain Departmental Pools, Full Tunnel VPN, and Split Tunnel VPN Pools require Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) through
You can send print jobs via WiFi to printers in UMN Computer Labs but first, you need to install the necessary driver.
You can send print jobs via WiFi to printers in UMN Computer Labs but first, you need to install
You can easily print a document from your personal computer by connecting to a U of M print server via CampusCloud Print.
The Pharos Print app enables you to send a document from your mobile device to a U of M print server.
The Pharos Print app enables you to send a document from your mobile device to a U of M print server.
As a student, you are able to print in OIT-managed printing locations using your personal laptop that is connected to the Twin Cities campus
Sometimes even if you've correctly added eduroam to your networks, you may have problems connecting.
Miniport WiFi Adapters are known to interfere with WiFi connectivity for Windows users. If you can no longer connect to the network or your connection is intermittent, check for these adapters and disable them.
This guide will help you to forget your WiFi network. Forgetting a network is often a helpful step when you are having problems connecting to WiFi.
Your android device will automatically find all wireless networks in range. On campus, you will see the following UofM SSIDs (network names): eduroam and UofM-Guest.
Aruba 303H access points are deployed in residence halls across the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. These will provide WiFi, and Ethernet access within a particular room.
This article will help you connect a Chromebook to eduroam.
Connecting to eduroam WiFi with Windows on ARM requires additional steps compared to the desktop version of Windows 8.
Linux users can connect to the wireless network using the wireless button in the upper-right of their graphic user interface.
This article discusses connecting departmental Internet of Things (IoT) devices to University WiFi. Often departments, or units will have devices that need access to WiFi.
If you have tried connecting to WiFi and are still having connectivity issues, do
If you have tried connecting to WiFi and are still having connectivity issues, downloading eduroam CAT (Conf
Have you tried everything and still can't connect to eduroam? Downloading the eduroam C
UofM-Guest WiFi Network Guests on campus may use the UofM-Guest network at no charge.
Visitors from eduroam-participating universities can obtain access t
Your iPhone or iOS device will automatically find all WiFi networks in range. On campus, you will see the UofM Networks: eduroam and UofM-Guest.
Connecting to Campus WiFi Your Apple computer will automatically find all wireless networks in range.
WiFi Enhancement To enhance WiFi in your area, please submit a work order through our online
Devices like the Google Chromecast are designed for home networks.
Connecting to Campus WiFi Your Windows 10 computer will automatically find all wireless networks in range.
Click the Apple menu and select System Preferences.
The following instructions are for setting up your computer to use a Hand Configured IP address.
Non-University funded customers using an agency fund and those who do not get charged via a University EFS account are billed for recurring monthly service and delivery charges.
Wired Network services are covered by the University's Acceptable Use of Inf
Auto-negotiation is a process in which equipment attached to the network shares information about their communication capabilities, automatically configuring the equipment to function at the maximum mutual transmissio
Click the Apple menu and select System Preferences.
A subnet is a portion of a network that shares a common network address with other portions of the network and is distinguished by a subnet number.

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BackgroundBOREAS is the Broadband Optical Research, Education and Sciences Network, a collaboration of four major research institutions in the upper Midwest: Iowa State Universi
To access the Moodle systems below, you must be on the University of Minnesota campus network.
Northern Lights GigaPoP connects the statewide network to regional, national, and international high-performance research and education networks. 
All Service Gateway users should follow the best practices listed below.
All Service Gateway users should follow the best practices listed below.
All Service Gateway users should follow the best practices listed below.
All Service Gateway users should follow the best practices listed below.
All Service Gateway users should follow the best practices listed below.
OIT customers can use Service Gateway, a web-based application, to manage their data network resources. Common uses include the following:
OIT customers can use Service Gateway, a web-based application, to manage their data network resources. Common uses include the following:
OIT customers can use Service Gateway, a web-based application, to manage their data network resources. Common uses include the following:
OIT customers can use Service Gateway, a web-based application, to manage their data network resources. Common uses include the following:
OIT customers can use Service Gateway, a web-based application, to manage their data network resources. Common uses include the following:
We have defined naming conventions for unit identifiers in Service Gateway as described below.
We have defined naming conventions for unit identifiers in Service Gateway as described below.
We have defined naming conventions for unit identifiers in Service Gateway as described below.
We have defined naming conventions for unit identifiers in Service Gateway as described below.
We have defined naming conventions for unit identifiers in Service Gateway as described below.
View maps showing wifi coverage for University of Minnesota buildings.
If you encounter a location with poor WiFi connectivity on campus, pin the location on the UMN WiFi Feedback site. Network engineers are alerted, and where possible, take action to improve connectivity. 
Recurring voice and data network services are financed centrally for University-funded customers under a common-good funding model.

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