Network Connect Connection Instructions (Mac OS 10.7-10.9)

Last Updated: 08/15/2017
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This tutorial is operating system independent.


The following instructions show how to use Network Connect to access the VPN and apply to users with Macintosh OS 10.7 - 10.9 (Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks). This process is demonstrated below.

*Note: Java is required to run Network Connect. Go to Java's version verification page to ensure you, not only have Java installed, but also the recommended version.

Step 1

Open a Finder window.

Step 2

Within Applications, double-click Network Connect to open.

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Step 3

At the Sign In At: text field, make sure it says

Enter your CU Login Name and Identikey Password in the appropriate fields, then click Sign In.

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Step 4

A window will open, displaying your connection. Now when you go to a web page or use an Internet-enabled application, your network activity will be routed through the CU Boulder campus.

Step 5

Make sure to sign out when finished.