The school of Computing uses OpenVPN

If you have an account on the CS domain, you may access campus resources through our VPN server.


  1. Install: firewall-udp-1194-install-x86.exe or firewall-udp-1194-install-x64.exe

  2. Run OpenVPN GUI as administrator This is required or your connection will not work.

  3. Right click the icon in the system tray and click connect
  4. Enter your CS username and Password
  5. If you have problems try again running the program as administrator

macOS/OS X

  1. Download and install Tunnelblick from or use your favorite OpenVPN client

  2. Download the ZIP file

  3. Extract the ZIP file and double-click the .ovpn file. This will add the configuration to Tunnelblick.
  4. Connect or disconnect using the icon running on the right side of the menu bar.


  1. Download the ZIP file

  2. Follow the instructions for your distribution


Symptom: Your connection yo-yo's up and down every 60 seconds.

Fix: You are connected to the VPN with two computers using the same account. Disconnect from the VPN on one of your computers.

NetworkConfiguration/OpenVpnConfiguration (last edited 2016-09-06 15:14:23 by csadmin)