IHU VPN Configuration Instructions for Windows XP

Click Start, and then click Control Panel

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In Control Panel, double-click Network Connections.

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Click Create a new connection.

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In the Network Connection Wizard, click Next.

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Select Connect to the network at my workplace, and then click Next.
Click Virtual Private Network connection, and then click Next.
If you are prompted to, do one of the following:
  • If you use a dial-up connection to connect to the Internet, click Automatically dial this initial connection, and then click your dial-up Internet connection from the list.
  • If you use a full-time connection such as a cable modem, click Do not dial the initial connection.

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Type "IHU VPN" at the Company Name field, and then click Next.

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Type the host name vpn1.ihu.edu.gr, and then click Next.

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Click to select the "Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop" check box if you want to create a shortcut on the desktop, and then click Finish.

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To use the connection, follow these steps
Use one of the following methods:
  • Click Start, point to Connect To, and then click the new connection.
  • If you added a connection shortcut to the desktop, double-click the shortcut on the desktop.
The VPN server prompts you for your user name and password. Type your elearn credentials, and then click Connect.

To disconnect from the VPN, right-click the icon for the connection, and then click Disconnect.


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ITC Support - Last update: 27/02/2013