Installing the VPN client
Mac 10.6 & 10.7
Using the VPN client
Mac 10.6 & 10.7
Using VPN for the Belk Library Database
As of Summer 2014, a VPN connection is no longer needed to access the Belk Library Database. To find out more about accessing library databases or online journals, please click
WebVPN - What is it?
Using WebVPN provides off-campus access to your network or departmental storage.
This service is only available to Elon University students, faculty, and staff.
To take advantage of the resource follow the steps below. Alternatively, you may connect via AnyConnect by following the instructions located here.
https://webvpn.elon.edu/ Click Yes if prompted about a security certificate OR
If you are using the
Internet Explorer browser and get a "There is a problem with this website's security certificate" message, click "Continue to this website (not recommended)." If you are using the
Mozilla Firefox browser and get a "Secure connection failed" message, click "Or you can add an exception..." then "Add exception" then "Get certificate" then "Confirm security exception". Go to
to download the appropriate security certificate for your browser and OS. http://www.elon.edu/certificate/ In the drop down box, select "WebVPN"
Enter your Elon email user name and password. Click OK or Continue when a message appears indicating that unauthorized access is forbidden.
Now you should be able to connect to your
network/departmental storage as normal.
- Please LOG OUT when you complete your session. Click the X in the VPN Floating Toolbar to log out. By closing the browser, without clicking the X, the system will not log you out. IMPORTANT
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