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[Archived] How to Connect to OpenVPN Access Server - Knowledgebase / Remote Access - SOU IT and Service Center Help Desk

[Archived] How to Connect to OpenVPN Access Server

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This was the original KB article on VPN access before we modified it on 3/13/2020 in response to COVID-19 measures on campus.          


*OpenVPN access is not available to all users. If you believe you are a candidate for this service, please contact your IT Coordinator or the IT Helpdesk.


Begin by navigating to and log in with username and password.

After signing in you will be presented with an area to enter the second factor command or code.

Enter the word "push" to trigger a push to your configured device.

Select the client to download and install on your system.

Once installed, enter the hostname of the server. "" 

Enter your username and password.

The same commands work for the second factor, so enter the word "push".

Additional second factor codes:

Keywords: vpn, remote access, off campus, openvpn



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