VPN Mac OS X (macOS 10.10+, Tunnelblick 3.8.7a+)

You will need your E-mail and your E-mail password in Department of Physics in order to user VPN as well as to download the required configuration files.

A) You must download the latest Stable version of Tunnelblick.

B) You must also download the Configuration file (Physics-UOC.ovpn), which is required to connect to Physics VPN.

C) If you are connected to a restricted network (i.e. hotel, abroad) which allows only Web traffic, you can connect using the alternative Configuration file (Physics-UOC-Backup-TCP.ovpn). This step is optional.

1) Installation

Double click Tunnelblick installation file you downloaded in step A. The file must have .dmg extension

Double click on the Tunnelblick icon on the new window

Click Open

Enter your computer credentials and click OK

Click Continue

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2) Configuration file

Double click the Physics-UOC.ovpn configuration file you downloaded in step B. If the file is named Physics-UOC.ovpn.txt Rename it to Physics-UOC.ovpn and then double click

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3) Connection

Tunnelblick is installed in Applications. If you click on it, it's icon will appear on the top of your screen

Click the Tunnelblick icon and select Connect Physics-UOC

Enter your E-mail and your E-mail password in Department of Physics and click OK

You can verify that VPN is connected succesfully by clicking here

University of Crete - Department of Physics  - Voutes University Campus - GR-70013 Heraklion, Greece
phone: +30 2810 394300 - email: chair@physics.uoc.gr