You'll only need this key if you decide to do a manual setup. Log in with your CSU Office 365 credentials.
Update your VPN settings soon.
Thanks to everyone who beta-tested the VPN. You'll need to update your VPN settings to use the new key.
We'll be discontinuing the old VPN. Please be sure to update your vpn settings.
Windows CSU VPN Manual Setup
Use the automated installer above for a quick install. If you need to install it manually, the guide below will be helpful.
- Go to Control Panel and select Network and Sharing.
- Click on Setup a New connection or Network
- Select Connect to a Workplace
- Select Use My Internet Connection (VPN)
- Enter in the following information and selections
- After the screen closes it will bring you back to the Network and Sharing screen. Click on Change Adapter Settings
- Right click CSU VPN and choose properties
- Go to the Security Tab and make the following changes. Next click the Advanced Settings button
- Select Use preshared key and enter in this information and press OK.
- Next click the Properties button and make the following changes
- Verify the connection works
Mac OS CSU VPN Manual Setup
- Open System Preferences
- Select Network
- Click the "+" button in the lower left corner.
- Select "VPN" in the Interface dropdown field.
- Select L2TP over IPSec in the VPN Type drop down field.
- Type in CSU VPN in the Service Name field
- Fill in “vpnipsec.clayton.edu” for the server address field.
- Type in your username in the Account Name field.
- Click Authentication Settings…
- Type your password in the Password field.
- Paste the Shared Secret Key in the Shared Secret field, then click OK:
- Under Advanced > “Options” tab, ensure “Send all traffic over VPN connection” is checked.
- Check the "Show VPN status in menu bar"'
- Click "Apply" in the lower left corner.
- Click Connect to verify these settings. *NOTE: you will not be able to connect on campus.*
IOS CSU VPN Setup
Open Settings then tap General. Scroll down to VPN and tap it.
Tap Add VPN Configuration and specify the following settings:
- Type: L2TP
- Description: CUS VPN
- Sever: vpnipsec.clayton.edu
- Account: Use your CSU username. (same as the one used for the SWAN)
- Password: Use your CSU password. (same as the one used for the SWAN)
- Secret: Use this Key. Please do not share this.