VPN Quick Links

Installing the VPN client

Using the VPN client

Using VPN for the Belk Library Database

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.

  1. Navigate to https://webvpn.elon.edu/
  2. Click Yes if prompted about a security certificate OR
    1. 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)."
    2. 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".
    3. Go to http://www.elon.edu/certificate/ to download the appropriate security certificate for your browser and OS.
  3. In the drop down box, select "WebVPN"
  4. Enter your Elon email user name and password. Click OK or Continue when a message appears indicating that unauthorized access is forbidden.
  5. Now you should be able to connect to your network/departmental storage as normal.

IMPORTANT- 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.

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