To get started, choose your device from the options above.

Windows (Network Connect)

Step 1

  • Open your preferred web browser.
  • Go to http://utdvpn.utdallas.edu.
  • Enter your NetID and Password.
  • Choose Windows or UNIX from the Home Folder Server field.
  • Click Sign In.

Step 2

  • Next to Network Connect, click Start.

Step 3

  • When prompted, Run the application.

Step 4

  • When asked, click Always to enable software downloads/updates from the UTD VPN server.
  • Once the download is complete, connection will be established.
Note: For subsequent VPN connections, you may skip steps 1 to 4 and directly run the installed “Network Connect” application. The application can be found through the Start Menu (in Windows) or the Applications folder/Spotlight search (in Mac OS X).

Mac OSX (Junos Pulse)

Step 1

  • Please download the Junos Pulse Apple OSX application manually using the Secure Downloads section at http://netid.utdallas.edu.
    • You will need to choose Yosemite 10.10 if you are on Yosemite, as older versions are not compatible.
  • Start the Junos Pulse application.
  • Click the plus (+) symbol at the bottom left corner.
  • You can set the name to be descriptive of the connection, like UTD VPN.
  • For the Server URL, enter: https://utdvpn.utdallas.edu/ and click Add.

Step 2

  • Double click on the new connection.
  • A window will pop up asking you to select a Realms, please select either Unix or Windows and press connect.

Step 3

  • When prompted, type your NetID and Password.
  • You can select the box to Save Settings if you would like to store your username and password.

Step 4

  • You can close the window once a green checkmark is shown. The VPN status can be seen at the top right of your desktop near the notifications bar.
  • The Junos Pulse application will show a green checkmark when you are connected to the VPN.

Apple iOS

Step 1

  • On the first startup of Junos Pulse, Accept the user policy.
  • Click Enable.
  • Choose Configuration and select Add new configuration.

Step 2

  • Enter the following into the information fields:
    • Name: UTD VPN
    • URL: utdvpn.utdallas.edu/iphone
    • Username: Your NetID
    • Leave the rest blank and click Save

Step 3

  • Click Connect.

Step 4

  • Enter the following into the information fields:
    • UTD NetID: Your NetID
    • Password: Your Password
  • Click Sign In.
  • You should now have connection to the UTD network.

Android

Step 1

  • On the first startup of Junos Pulse, Accept the user policy.
  • Click Add Connection.

Step 2

  • Enter the following into the information fields:
    • Connection Name: UTD VPN
    • URL: utdvpn.utdallas.edu
  • Click Create Connection.

Step 3

  • Press Back.
  • Click Connect.

Step 4

  • Enter the following into the information fields:
    • UTD NetID: Your NetID
    • Password: Your Password
    • Choose UNIX from the drop down menu.
  • Click Sign In.
  • You should now have connection to the UTD network.