Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Off-Campus Access Using VPN

  • VPN access is available to all eligible faculty, staff and related departments of Andrews University.
    An active Andrews username and password is required.
  • VPN is not available to students

Select your operating system below:

  1. Select Start  Settings
  2. Select Network & Internet
  3. Select VPN
  4. Select Add a VPN Connection
  5. Enter the following:
    • VPN Provider:  Windows (built-in)
    • Connection Name:  AU VPN   (or a name of your choice)
    • Server name or address: fsvpn.andrews.edu
    • VPN Type: Automatic
    • Type of sign-in info: Username and password
    • Username: Andrews username (without '@andrews.edu')
    • Password: Andrews password
  6. Select Save
  7. At the VPN settings window, select Connect to connect to the VPN
  8. At this point, you can also connect to the VPN by selecting the Network icon in the notification tray and selecting the VPN connection you just created.
  1. On the Desktop, from the notification tray (bottom-right corner of the screen), right-click on the Network icon
  2. Select Open Network and Sharing Center
  3. Select Set up a new connection or network
  4. Select Connect to a workplace, then select Next
  5. Select Use my Internet connection (VPN)
  6. Enter the following:
    • Internet Address:  fsvpn.andrews.edu
    • Destination name:  AU VPN   (or a name of your choice)
  7. Select Create
  8. Enter your Andrews username (without @andrews.edu) and your password, then select Connect
  9. You can disconect and reconnect from/to the VPN by selecting the Network icon in the notification tray and selecting the VPN connection you just created.
  1. From the Notification tray (bottom-right corner of the screen), select the Network icon
  2. Select Open Network and Sharing Center
  3. Select Set Up a Connection or Network
  4. Select Connect to a workplace, then select Next
  5. Select Use my Internet connection (VPN)
  6. Enter the following:
    • Internet Address:  fsvpn.andrews.edu
    • Destination name:  AU VPN   (or a name of your choice)
  7. Select Next
  8. Enter your Andrews username (without @andrews.edu) and your password, then select Connect
  9. When you see the message "You are connected", select Close
  10. You can disconect and reconnect from/to the VPN by selecting the Network icon in the Notification tray and selecting the VPN connection you just created.
If your operating system is macOS Sierra (10.12) or High Sierra (10.13):
Please contact your ITS building technician or submit a work order.

If your operating system is Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11) or older:
  1. Go to System Preferences  >  Network
  2. Select + to create a new service
  3. Change Interface to VPN
  4. Change VPN Type to PPTP
  5. Service Name: Andrews VPN
  6. Select Create
  7. Enter the following:
    • Configuration: Default
    • Server Address: fsvpn.andrews.edu
    • Account Name: Enter your Andrews username. (without "@andrews.edu")
  8. Check Show VPN status in menu bar
  9. Select Apply
  10. Connect to the VPN by selecting the VPN icon in the menu bar

How do I find out what version of Mac OS X/macOS I'm running?
  1. In the Apple menu bar, go to:      >  About This Mac
  2. The Mac operating system and version will be displayed

 

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