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Configuring the UIS VPN for iOS

1

Using your iPhone or iPad, collect your network access token from the UIS Tokens Service. Tap and hold the token, and then select 'Copy'.

 

2

Use Safari to download the VPN configuration file (other browsers won't work). Select 'Allow' to confirm the download, and tap 'Close' when it's done.

1a. Download Profile 1b. Download Complete

 

3 

Open 'Settings' on your device, then tap 'General', and scroll down to and tap 'Profile'. You'll find the downloaded 'Cambridge VPN' profile there.

2. Profile in Settings

 

4

Tap the profile and then tap 'Install'. You may need to enter your passcode for your device.

3a. Check and Install Profile 3b. Enter Passcode

 

5 

Read the warning and tap 'Install' and then 'Install' again to confirm.

4a. Profile Warning 4b. Install Profile

 

6 

You'll see confirmation that the profile has been installed. Click 'Done'.

5. Install Complete

 

6

Open 'Settings' on your device, then tap 'General' and 'VPN'. Tap on the 'i' next to 'Cambridge VPN'.

6. Settings General VPN Configure

 

7

Tap 'Edit' in the top right corner.

7. Edit VPN Settings

 

8

Enter your full @cam email address in the format CRSid@cam.ac.uk for the 'Account' username, and paste your network access token into the field for the 'Password'. Then tap 'Done'.

8. VPN Login Details

 

9

To connect to the VPN, return to the main settings page and slide the VPN slider to the right.

The VPN will connect, and display a VPN icon in the status bar at the top of the screen.

9. Switching VPN on in Settings

To disconnect, return to 'Settings' and slide the VPN slider to the left.

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