VPN Setup for Mac


How do I set up an Oregon State VPN on a Mac device?

Relates To (Environment)

  • Oregon State
    • Student
    • Employee
      • Mac
        • VPN


  1. Open the Mac's System Preferences click Network.
  2. Click the plus sign to create a new service.
  3. Create the new interface with the following:
    • Interface: VPN
    • VPN Type: Cisco IPSec
    • Service Name: OSU VPN
  4. Apply the server settings:
    • Server Address: sds.oregonstate.edu
    • Name: (Your ONID username)
    • ​​Password: (Leave this blank)
    • Check the box for "Show VPN status in menu bar"
  5. Click "Authentication Settings..." and apply the settings from the following page: https://oregonstate.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/KB/ArticleDet?ID=51178
    You will need to sign in with your ONID account to access this page.
  6. Click Apply

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 51158
Wed 3/28/18 11:42 AM
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