Connecting to Virtual Private Network (VPN) on Android

Android
  1. Install the strongSwan VPN Client from the Play Store
  2. Run the app
  3. Select Add VPN Profile
  4. In Server enter vpn.shef.ac.uk
  5. Chose IKEv2 EAP for VPN type
  6. Under Username enter your University username
  7. Under Password enter your remote access password
  8. Press Save
  9. Select the new vpn.shef.ac.uk entry to connect, press OK if prompted

Any time you wish to connect to VPN go to the strongSwan app, choose the VPN profile you created, enter your University username and VPN password, and you'll be connected to the VPN.

If you don't know your Remote Access password you can request a new one by clicking the link below:

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