For Faculty, Staff and students working from remote locations, a Virtual Provider Network (VPN) is available.  Users may VPN to SDSM&T from remote locations. So whether you're home or traveling, you can access the SDSM&T network and servers.

To set up the VPN connection, follow these directions:

  • Click the network adapter icon on the tray, Click Open Network and Sharing Center
  • Choose Set up a new connection or network  
  • Choose Connect to a workplace, Next
  • Choose Use my Internet Connection (VPN)
  • Enter techvpn.sdsmt.edu for the Internet address
  • Enter SDSMT VPN for the destination name
  • Check the "Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later" checkbox, Next
  • Enter your user name and password then Create
  • The connection is ready to use, Close

To connect, follow these directions:

  • Click the network adapter icon on the tray, 
  • Right-click on the name you gave the connection, in the above case "SDSMT VPN"
  • Click Properties
  • Enter your user name, password and SDSMT in the domain
  • If this is your personal computer, Check the "Save this user name and password..." checkbox
  • When the connect link turns to Connected the computer is connected to the SDSM&T public network
  • Click Properties
  • On the General tab, select Advanced
  • On the IP Settings tab, uncheck the "Use default gateway on remote network" checkbox
  • Go to the Networking tab and select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  • Choose OK on all tabs to save your changes
  • Click Connect

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