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iPhone VPN Connection


Instructions for configuring the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch for use with the UTA VPN.

More information on using the iPhone from Apple

How to Get:

  1. Find and open the Settings app. Open the Settings App
  2. Tap General Tap General
  3. Tap Network Tap network
  4. Tap VPN tap VPN
  5. Tap Add VPN Configuration... Tap add config
  6. Tap IPSec tap IPSec
  7. 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. VPN settings
  8. Tap the VPN switch to ON tap VPN switch to enable
  9. Enter your NetID and password. Tap OK when ready enter authentication
  10. Tap OK to agree to the VPN rules. Ok to agree to VPN rules
  11. 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 at the top of the Settings app after you next open it. Convient switch for VPN