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SI provides the entire Técnico´s community with a virtual private network (VPN) service, which can be configured and used outside Técnico´s campuses on different operating systems (Windows, Mac OS X, etc.).

Through the VPN it is possible to access from any place of the Internet to services only available in the internal Técnico’s network, as for example the service b-on.

Generic parameters for the configuration of VPN

The VPN generic configuration settings are the following:


Parameter Value
Internet Address
Additional Software  OpenVPN (Windows and Linux) or Tunnelblick (Mac OS X)
OpenVPN Configuration File tecnico.ovpn
Username, where istxxxxx corresponds to your Técnico ID
Password Password associated to your Técnico ID

VPN client configuration instructions: