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Setup VPN on iPad


Instructions for configuring the Apple iPad for use with the UTA VPN server.

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More information at Apple's Guided Tours of iPad

How to Use:

  1. Find and open the Settings app. open settings
  2. Tap Network tap network
  3. Tap VPN Tap VPN
  4. Tap Add VPN Configuration... Tap add config
  5. Tap IPSec ipsec
  6. Enter the following details: Desc: UTA VPN Server: Account: <your NetID> Password: <Leave blank> Group Name: default Secret: UTAsecret Please note that the Group Secret is CASE SENSITIVE. default version
  7. Enter your NetID and password.  Tap OK when ready authenticate
  8. Tap Agree to the VPN rules. agree to rules
  9. Notice how the VPN icon appears next to the wifi icon in the upper left-hand corner of the screen when in use.  Also, the VPN switch appears on the front of the Settings app after configuration for simpler enabling and disabling. vpn icon appears