Connecting to the VPN on Windows

Plymouth State University recognizes that we have users that need to use the services Plymouth offers off campus. The VPN allows users to virtually connect to the Plymouth Network allowing the use of their M-Drive and Remote Applications. There are a few steps you need to perform in order to connect to the VPN and this step by step tutorial will show you how.

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  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. In the URL toolbar type
  3. Once you have entered this address it will bring you to the following screen where you will put in your myPlymouth username and password.
  4. After you have successfully logged into this page using your Plymouth credentials you will be brought to a page titled “host Checker” which checks your computer to see if it meets Plymouth State Universities security requirements.
  5. Next there will be a pop-up that will ask you if you would like to download install and/or execute software from the following server. Click yes and/or allow.
  6. Please wait while the VPN components are downloaded and installed.  This may take several minutes.
  7. Once everything has loaded, click the Start button next to Pulse Secure.  This will start the VPN connection.

If you have questions or if you would like assistance with connecting to the VPN on Windows, please contact the ITS Help Desk:
 Phone Support: (603) 535-2929
 Live Support (see link to the upper right)
 In person: Information Desk at Lamson Library and Learning Commons
 Submit a Support Ticket or Check the Status of an Existing Request (requires authentication with your myPlymouth username and password)

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July 7th, 2014 by Jo-Ann

All ITS systems are operational. If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at or (603) 535-2929.

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