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    Whole Disk Encryption Service Overview



    Information Technology Services (ITS) uses two solutions to encrypt the entire hard drive of a laptop or desktop that may contain sensitive data;

    • Symantec’s PGP Encryption Solution on Windows 7.x/8.x and Macintosh computers
    • Microsoft BitLocker on Windows 10 computers

    Quick Access

    Data Security Level Matrix

    Configure Dartmouth Secure for Mac OS X


    In order to configure your computer for the Dartmouth Secure wireless network you need the following:

    Reset DNS on Windows


    1. Click Start then Control Panel.
    2. Click Network and Internet then Network Connections.
    3. Right click the adapter you are using and need to change then click Properties from the menu that appears.
    4. Scroll down to the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPV4) adapter and click Properties.
    5. Click Obtain DNS Iserver address automatically then OK.

    Reset DNS Servers on Mac


    1. Open Finder then double click Applications in the left menu bar.
    2. Double click System Preferences from within the Applications folder.
    3. Double click Network.
    4. In the left hand navigation column, click the first connection that is marked Connected to select it. All active connections have a green dot next to them.
    5. Click the Advanced button found in the lower right corner.

    Network Service Request


    To request general network services, complete the Network Service Request form.

    Use this form to request services, such as:

    Configuring Dartmouth Secure Remote and GoGreen Remote


    Configuring a Connection to Dartmouth Secure Remote

    1. Use your browser to navigate to:
    2. Accept the terms of the End User License agreement.
    3. Click Start.
    4. Follow the Step-by-Step instructions.

    Connecting to GoGreen Remote

    1. Open the wireless locator on your device.

    Mac OS X Computer Name and IP Address


    To locate the name of your Mac OS X computer or it's current IP address:

    Guest Connection to Wired Network


    If you have been granted the ability to create guest accounts for the wireless network, follow the steps below.

    Configure Dartmouth Secure for Windows 7


    In order to configure your computer for the Dartmouth Secure wireless network you need the following:

    • A connection to the Internet. This can be any wired or wireless connection.
    • A wireless card in your computer where the wireless antenna is enabled.
    • Your Dartmouth Credentials: NetID and Password

    You do not need to be on the Dartmouth network in order to configure your computer for the Dartmouth Secure network.

    Virtual Private Network (VPN)


    Dartmouth uses F5's Big-IP VPN system (also known as F5 Access) for establishing VPN tunnels. See the appropriate link below for information regarding a VPN tunnel for all connections:


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