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The VPN will need to be manually started each time you wish to access the private network and only computers that have connected to the VPN in this manner can access the private network, however multiple computers can access the network at the same time if they each have the VPN configured.

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macOS

  1. Install Tunnelblick, a free OpenVPN application for Mac OSXmacOS.

  2. Download the Rapid Access Cloud VPN configuration files. VPN access is configured per region:

    1. Calgary (https://vpn-yyc.cloud.cybera.ca/vpn-yyc-tblk.zip)

    2. Edmonton (https://vpn-yeg.cloud.cybera.ca/vpn-yeg-tblk.zip)

  3. Unzip the file locally and double-click the unzipped file vpn-yyc.tblk. This will automatically run Tunnelblick and add the VPN configuration.

  4. In the top right corner of your screen, you will see the Tunnelblick icon. Click on it and choose "Connect vpn-yyc".

  5. When prompted, enter your RAC username and password. 

  6. See the section Verifying Connectivity to confirm the VPN connection is working.

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  1. Download and Install the community version of OpenVPN from openvpn.net.

  2. Download the Rapid Access Cloud VPN configuration files. VPN access is configured per region:

    1. Calgary (https://vpn-yyc.cloud.cybera.ca/vpn-yyc-win.zip)

    2. Edmonton (https://vpn-yeg.cloud.cybera.ca/vpn-yeg-win.zip)

  3. Unzip then copy the contents to c all of the files (ca.crt, client.crt, client.key, and client.ovpn) to C:\Program Files\OpenVPN\config .

  4. On the Windows Desktop, right-click on the OpenVPN GUI shortcut, select Properties and then the Compatibility tab. Check the box to "Run this program as an administrator".

  5. Double-click on the OpenVPN GUI shortcut and an OpenVPN icon should now appear on your taskbar.

  6. Right-click on the OpenVPN taskbar icon and choose "connect".

  7. When prompted, enter your Rapid Access Cloud username and password. 

  8. See the section Verifying Connectivity to confirm the VPN connection is working.

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