VPN for Mac

Click on the network icon i the menu bar and clik on “open network preferences”

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Click on the plus icon (+) which is marked on the image below

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Alter the information in this windos as shown on the image below and click on Create


Alter the information in the fields marked in red below, where you’ll have to change the brukernavn(username) with your own username at NMBU followed by @nmbu.no. (example: glhi@nmbu.no) Afterwards you should mark the option to show the vpn status in your menu bar. After doing so click on the Authenfication Settings (1) and Advanced Settings (2) and follow the instructions in the images shown below. Click Apply in this window after you’ve completed 1-2 and Connect.


(1) The authentifcation button gives you the option to write in your password so that you won’t have to do it every time you log in. You also have to type in a “Shared Secret Password”. See pictures below on how to find this password. Write it in and click on OK


* Go to: brukerdata.nmbu.no  and log in with your username and password (same as Canvas, etc.). It’s important that you log in with your username and password (not with a one-time password) to access the shared secret password.
* Click on Personal
*Find the Shared Secret Password on the bottom:

(2) Advanced settings button gives you the option to mark that you want to send information over the vpn connection. Mark it like shown in the image and press ok.

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After you have clicked apply in the previous window you will have the option to set on/off your vpn connection in the the top menubar by clicking the icon shown below. Notice that you will have to have an active internet connection for vpn to work.

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