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Husky OnNet (VPN)

Husky OnNet VPN

Husky OnNet is the UW-IT provided Campus VPN using the F5 BIG-IP APM.   This is NOW the preferred method to connect to the UW Campus Private network from OFF Campus.

Connecting to the UW Private Network via VPN

To access machines/systems on the UW Private network you will first need to CONNECT to the UW NETWORK with the F5 BIG-IP Edge Client, which is available for both Windows and Macs.

If you don’t already have the VPN Software you can download it here: http://itconnect.uw.edu/connect/uw-networks/about-husky-onnet/husky-onnet#software

After installing the VPN Software, Start the BIG-IP Edge Client (VPN Software). 

    START -> PROGRAMS -> BIG-IP_EDGE_CLIENT Click the CONNECT BUTTON

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Click the Connect BUTTON
Enter Your UW NetID and Password, and CLICK OK.
You should be prompted for UW NetID and password. 

 

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Enter your NetID and Password, then CLICK LOGIN 

Once connected (5-10 seconds), the Program will then get minimized and put into your TASK TRAY (usually at the BOTTOM, RIGHT corner of your Screen near the clock). 

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At this point YOUR Machine at HOME is treated like it’s INSIDE the UW NETWORK here on Campus.

Disconnect when done

Note:  When you are done working, be sure and Disconnect the VPN connection to the UW Network.  
To do this RIGHT-CLICK the F5 LOGO in your Task Tray, then DISCONNECT.
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