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Setting up VPN on iOS (iPad and iPhone)

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Read First: Why you need to use VPN.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows your computer to behave as if it is connected directly to the LSE network enabling SECURE remote access to
  • your J: or Z: drives,
  • H: space, U: space,
  • your LSE email using Outlook,
  • and certain other LSE resources.
Therefore if you are working using a laptop, or working from home or at another institution you will need to create a VPN Connection to the LSE
This document will show you how to create a VPN Connection to connect to the LSE.

AFTER you have created the VPN connection AND successfully CONNECTED to the LSE network you can
  1. Connect ('Map a drive') to your J: or Z: drive
  2. Connect ('Map a drive') to your H: Space
  3. Connect ('Map a drive') to your U: Space (your personal LSE web space)
  4. Set up Outlook to collect your LSE email - read Outlook 2010: Get Started
  5. Set up Outlook to view your archived email folders - read Archiving Email: Open an Outlook Data File (Archive Folder)
Read the instructions below and then go through documents i - v to access your LSE and RLAB DOMAIN resources.

Create a VPN connection on iOS devices

The VPN connection is managed by the Junos Pulse software which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

[Junos App Store]

Setting up the client

  1. Open the Junos Pulse client.

    [Picture of Pulse first launch]

  2. To populate with VPN credentials, tap the ">" in the VPN section.

  3. In the window that opens enter the following information:

    Name: Enter a meaningful name for the connection
    Server URL: https://remote.lse.ac.uk/rlab/pulse

    Tap on the Save button to save this connection.

    [Picture of Add Connection]

  4. You should now see the VPN connection listed within the client.

    [Picture of connection]

  5. To connect to the VPN tap the connect button and you will be prompted to enter your RLAB credentials. Enter your username and password and click on Sign In.



    The VPN should establish after successful authentication and the client is configured for use.

  6. Now you are ready to
    1. Connect ('Map a drive') to your J: or Z: drive
    2. Connect ('Map a drive') to your H: Space
    3. Connect ('Map a drive') to your U: Space (your personal LSE web space)
    4. Set up Outlook to collect your LSE email - read Outlook 2003: Get Started
    5. Set up Outlook to view your archived email folders - read Outlook 2003: Archiving Email: Open an Outlook Data File (Archive Folder)

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