IT Services

OWL for University members using VPN

Oxford Wireless LAN - OWL logo

This service makes use of the Remote Access accounts and Cisco VPN service that OUCS offers to all University members. Our wireless access points are configured to broadcast the settings of this service, making it very easy to configure. The VPN application provides all the authorization, encryption and accounting that is required for a wireless network.

The following sections explain how to connect to and use this service on a variety of platforms, but there are some prerequisites. Make sure you have the following before continuing:

Configuration instructions