Connecting to the Lab

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Installing the OpenVPN Client

Linux Instructions

Fedora

sudo dnf install openconnect openvpn

Ubuntu

sudo apt install openconnect openvpn

Arch

sudo pacman -S openconnect openvpn

Windows Instructions

MacOS Instructions

Connecting to the Lab VPN

Linux Instructions

Connecting to Clemson

If you are off campus, you will need to connect to Clemson's VPN. In a terminal, run the following command.

sudo openconnect https://cuvpn.clemson.edu/

Connect to the Lab

In a terminal, navigate to the folder with your personal OpenVPN config file ending in .ovpn and run the following command.

sudo openvpn --config <username>.ovpn

Mac Instructions

Connecting to Clemson

If you are off campus, you will need to connect to Clemson's VPN. Do this using the OpenConnect GUI and using 'https://cuvpn.clemson.edu/' as the gateway.

Connect to the Lab

Use the Tunnelblick client to load your OpenVPN config file ending in .ovpn.

Windows Instructions

Connecting to Clemson

If you are off campus, you will need to connect to Clemson's VPN. Do this using the OpenConnect GUI and using 'https://cuvpn.clemson.edu/' as the gateway.

Connect to the Lab

Use the OpenVPN client to load your OpenVPN config file ending in .ovpn.

Testing Connection to the Lab

At this point you should be connected to the lab VPN. To test your connectivity execute the following command.

ping -c 4 oracle.lab.cucyber.net

If the ping succeeds then you've successfully connected to the VPN and your DNS is working as intended!