A Virtual Private Network(VPN) ensures all data is transmitted via a secured channel which means it requires authentication or a certificate to establish connectivity. VPN is a necessity, without which users cannot reach the corporate network away from work. Since mobile devices have become a part of productivity, corporate data should be reachable for employees from anywhere or everywhere. As an administrator, you have the need to configure a VPN for all the managed mobile devices. You can create and associate VPN profiles to devices.
Note: Before creating a new network for a profile, make sure you have the connection details you will need at hand.
You can view network details for individual devices on the Device Information tab in the Devices section.
Note: If your device connects through a Proxy then this MUST BE CONFIGURED IN THE BASELINE PROFILE
Kindly follow the instructions below :
Step 1: Access the Profiles Menu
Once login into your Mobile Guardian School Dashboard as Admin,
On the left side panel click on “Profiles”,
Step 2 - Edit a profile
Once you have click on Profiles, you will be directed to the Profile page.
On the right side of the window click on the Pencil/Edit icon below Actions of the profile that you would like to add the VPN to
Step 3 - Access the Network option
Once directed to the “Set up” page, click on the “Network”, option.
Step 4 - Select the VPN tab
Once on the network Page, select the VPN tab,
Step 5 - Add new settings
Click on the Add New button on the top right corner of the window.
Step 6 - specify VPN configuration options
Once you click on the Add New button under the VPN tab a pop window will appear that will require you to enter your VPN details.
Connection Name - Display name of the connection (displayed on the device).
Connection Type - Select the type of connection enabled by this policy: L2TP, PPTP or IPSEC.
Server - Hostname or IP address for the server.
Shared secret - Shared secret for the connection.
User Authentication - Select Password or RSS Secure ID.
Machine authentication - Select Certificate or Shared Secret.
Account - User account for authenticating the connection.
Send all traffic - Enable to route all network traffic through VPN connection.
Proxy Type - Configures proxy to be used for this VPN: Manual, Auto, or None.
Optional Username and password can be added for Proxy Type Manual.
Proxy Server URL required for Proxy Type Auto.
Step 7 - Save settings
Once you have filled your required details, click on the Save button to save your settings.
Once VPN has been saved, it will appear in the VPN list
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