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Connecting to the WID VPN

Instructions for connecting to the WID VPN

If you HAVE used the UW VPN before, click here.

If you HAVE NOT used the UW VPN before, click here.


    Click this link for a step by step instructional video on connecting to the WID VPN, if you HAVE NOT used UW VPN before. You will need to use your @wisc.edu email in order to view the video.

  1. Install the GlobalProtect client

    Windows
    macOS
  2. Open GlobalProtect and enter "wid.vpn.wisc.edu" in the box

    WIDVPN_Connection_01.PNG
  3. Click Connect

  4. Enter your NetID and Password

    WIDVPN_Connection_02.PNG

When you see this window, it means you have successfully connected

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    Click this link for a step by step instructional video on connecting to the WID VPN, if you HAVE used UW VPN before. You will need to use your @wisc.edu email in order to view the video.

  1. Open GlobalProtect and click the 3 bars in the top right of the window and select Settings

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  2. Click the Add button

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  3. Enter "wid.vpn.wisc.edu" into the box and click save

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  4. Close the window and open GlobalProtect

  5. Make sure that "wid.vpn.wisc.edu" is selected as the portal and click Connect

    WIDVPN_Connection_07.PNG
  6. Enter your NetID and Password

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When you see this window, it means you have successfully connected

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Keywords:wid vpn uwmadison wisc windows mac macos apple excludehelix   Doc ID:108059
Owner:Drew G.Group:Discovery Building IT
Created:2020-12-22 16:42 CSTUpdated:2021-07-19 15:56 CST
Sites:Discovery Building IT
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