Information Services

Windows 7

Follow the instructions below to install the Information Services client and configure the built-in L2TP/IPSec VPN client for your Windows computer. This installer works with Windows 7 (both 32 and 64 bit versions).

NOTE: Windows 7 and Windows Vista are no longer supported Operating Systems and users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of Windows to ensure their device receives the latest security updates.

 

Manual configuration of Windows 7

If you wish to manually configure the built-in Windows 7 L2TP/IPSec VPN, please follow the instructions provided.

Manual configuration of the Windows 7 built-in VPN client for the new  VPN@Ed service

Windows Vista users should note that while these instructions may work for your system, the client has not been tested with any version of Windows Vista and is provided as is.

Install VPN client software

To use the FortiClient VPN software follow the instructions here:

https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/computing/desktop-personal/vpn/forticlient-vpn/forticlient-vpn-windows

And to configure the IPSec connection follow the steps under the "Now to configure the optional IPSec VPN connection:" section.