Configuring Off-Campus Access to the HWS Network [Windows]

To use the HWS network from off-campus, you will need to connect to a Virtual Private Network (VPN), using either web access or downloading the VPN client. Before connecting, you need to install the VPN software on your computer.

Note: You will not be able to use your knowledge-based questions to access this system, you will need to use one of the delivery methods available to receive your 6-digit passcode

To configure a PC for VPN:

1. Visit https://access.hws.edu/ to download and install the VPN client.

2. Enter your HWS username and password

3. Click Log In.

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4. Select a method for receiving your passcode

5. Click OK

6. Enter the passcode you receive in the field

7. Click OK

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8. When prompted to install the Secure Endpoint Manager, click Install

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9. Save the file to your computer

10. Go to the file, double click to open

11. Once installed, click Continue

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12. When prompted to open Secure Endpoint Manager, click Open

13. Go back to the browser you were using for access.hws.edu, click Install VPN Client

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14. Click Install.

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15. When the message Connect Tunnel Successfully Installed appears on the screen restart your computer to complete the installation.

Need additional help? Contact the HWS IT Services Help Desk.

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Article ID: 68828
Created
Wed 12/12/18 11:27 AM
Modified
Tue 12/15/20 4:20 PM