How to VPN from home

Login to your home computer as an Administrator and go to StartControl Panel

Control Panel

Control Panel

Double click on ‘Network Connections

Connection

Connection

New Connection

New Connection

Click on ‘Next’

Connect

Connect

Select ‘Connection to the network at my workplace‘ and click ‘Next’

VPN

VPN

Select ‘Virtual Private Network connection‘ (VPN) and click ‘Next’

Company Name

Company Name

Under Company Name type: i.e. Name of your Company and click ‘Next’

Host Name

Host Name

VPN Server Selection type: public ip address (i.e. 10.10.10.10) and click ‘Next’

Completing wizard

Completing wizard

You can check ‘Add a shortcut to this connection to my desktop‘ otherwise the icon will appear on your Network Connection

A dialog box will pop up

Type your windows login and password

Click on Start → All Programs → Accessories → Remote Desktop Connection

 

Type your computer’s IP Address or Computer Name

RDC

RDC

Check ‘Don’t ask me again for remote connections to this computer‘ then click ‘Connect’

Windows logon

Windows LogOn

Type your Username and Password as you normally do when in the office

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