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If you access it from on campus (within the campus' IP range), you will automatically be accessing the libraries' subscription to this publication.
1. Close your browser.
2. Connect to the TTUHSC EP VPN.
3. Open your browser.
4. Connect to chronicle.com.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) account is also available for students, faculty and staff at no charge. VPNs allow a secure, encrypted connection over a shared public network, typically the Internet, which simulates the behavior of a local area network (LAN) connection.
Setting up the VPN
A. Go to https://solveit.ttuhsc.edu and search “VPN setup” for screen shots.
B. Mac OSX
Click the Apple logo icon in the top left of your menu bar and select System Preferences from the drop-down
The System Preferences window will open
Click the Network icon
On the left, you will see all available network connections
a) Click on the [+] icon to add a connection
In the following window:
a) In the Interface dropdown select: VPN
b) Verify that VPN Type is set to: L2TP over IPSec
c) In the Service Name Field Type: TTUHSC VP
d) Click Create
The TTUHSC VPN connection will now be listed in the left-hand column of the Network window
Select TTUHSC VPN in the left-hand column of the Network window
In the right-hand pane:
a) For the Server Address type: svpn.elpaso.ttuhsc.edu
b) For Account Name enter: your eRaider username
c) Click Authentication Settings
Under User Authentication:
a) Select Password
b) Type your eRaider password
Under Machine Authentication a) Select Shared Secret
b) Type ttuhsc
c) Click OK
Check the box for Show VPN status in menu bar
In the Options tab
Make sure Send all traffic over VPN connection is checked
Select the DNS tab
a) Under Search Domains b) Click the [+] icon
c) Type in ttuhsc.edu
d) Click OK
Click on Apply to complete the setup
1. From the home screen on your iPhone, click “Settings”
2. Then click “General”
After clicking General, you will click “VPN”
Once in VPN, you will click “Add VPN Configuration”
a) Make sure the L2TP is the option selected.
b) Description: TTUHSC
c) Server: svpn.elpaso.ttuhsc.edu
d) Account: Your eRaider username
e) RSA SecurID: Off
f) Password: Your eRaider password
g) Secret: ttuhsc
h) Send All Traffic: On
Then click “Save” in the upper right-hand corner.
Once that is done, go back to the main Settings page and turn the VPN on.
Navigate to 'Settings', then select 'General' and then select 'VPN'
Under 'L2TP' enter the following information:
a) Description: TTUHSC VPN
b) Server: svpn.elpaso.ttuhsc.edu
c) Account: eRaider Username
d) RSA SecurID: leave Off
e) Password: eRaider password
f) Secret: ttuhsc
g) Send All Traffic: ON h) Proxy: Off
Go to the Desktop interface.
Swipe from right and go to Settings, then click Control Panel
In the Control Panel, with the View by: set to Category
Click on Network and Internet
Click on Network and Sharing Center
Then click on Set up a new connection or network
Choose Connect to a workplace and click Next
a) NOTE: If asked: "Do you want to use a connection that you already have?" select NO, create a new connection and click Next.
Click on Use my Internet connection (VPN)
Internet address: field, type svpn.elpaso.ttuhsc.edu
Destination name: enter TTUHSC VPN
Then click Create
In the Network and Sharing Center window a) Click on the change adapter settings
Right-click on the TTUHSC VPN menu item and select Properties
Go to the Security tab
a) Type of VPN: select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPSec) from the drop-down menu.
b) Data encryption: should be set to Require encryption (disconnect if server declines)
c) Type of VPN: click on the Advanced settings button.
d) Check Use preshared key for authentication
16. In Authentication choice the Key: field type ttuhsc and then click OK
17. Select Allow These Protocols
a) Check Microsoft CHAP version 2 (MS-CHAP v2)
b) Click OK on any remaining windows to save all your changes.
Go to your Settings Menu on your device
Click 'More Networks'
Select 'Basic VPN'
Click the + sign in the upper right corner.
Type 'TTUHSC' in the 'Name' field
In the 'Type' drop down box, select 'L2TP/IPSec PSK'
In the 'Server Address' type 'svpn.elpaso.ttuhsc.edu'
Leave 'L2TP secret' and 'IPSec indentifier' blank, for the 'IPSec pre-shared
key' type 'ttuhsc'
Click 'Save' at the bottom
It will take you back to the 'Basic VPN' Page
Click on 'TTUHSC' in the list
Enter your eRaider user name in the 'User name' field, then enter your eRaider
password in the 'Password' field below.
a) TIP: If you want to save your password, check the 'Save account information' check box
For VPN assistance, contact the help desk at 915-215-4111.
For IT help with VPN connections: