• Go to the Apple Menu and choose System Preferences

  • Choose Network

  • Click the plus sign 

  • Interface: chose VPN

  • VPN: Cisco IPSec

  • Service Name: Math VPN (Cisco IPSec)

  • Click Create

  • Click the Authentication Settings button

  • Shared Secret can be found here

  • Group Name is:  Musers

  • Click OK

  • Next fill in the following...

  • Server Address: vpn.math.arizona.edu

  • Account name:  Use your math username

  • Password: This will be your math password, you can leave this blank and it will ask for it later when you connect.

  • Put a check in the box for Show VPN status in menu bar.

  • Click Apply, and then Connect.


After set-up:

  • You can still connect though System Preferences/Network, but it is easier to use the shortcut.

  • In the upper right you should see an icon that looks like this:

  • Click on it to see this menu:

  • Choose connect

  • When you are finished, you can also choose Disconnect from this same menu.