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VPN Client for Linux


Dartmouth uses Big-IP Edge Client for VPN access. On a Windows or Mac OS X computer, that requires software be installed on the computer before the VPN connection is tried.

On a Linux computer, VPN access is provided via a Big-IP Edge web-based plugin. Open a browser and enter in the URL field.

Remove previous Linux VPN clients such as Juniper Network and Network Connect clients.

Linux web-based plugin URL

The Big-IP Client needs to be configured in such a way that describes to the server the type of connection you are using. Most people connect to: This URL needs to be entered in the browser URL field.

If you have a need to connect to the VPN using Duo, or need to connect from a device on the DHMC network, use the appropriate URLs.



Computer and Device Services
Last updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2018
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If you have questions or need further information, contact your department's IT support office, or contact the IT Service Desk via email at [email protected], via phone at 603-646-2999 or walk in to see them in Baker/Berry 178J.

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