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Connect to VPN in Windows 10

If you have the KTH Windows service, you can connect to that service's VPN with a private Windows 10 computer.

The following instructions are only for those who have the KTH Windows service. If you don't have that, you can use the KTH VPN  service instead.

  1. Click on the start meny and then click on the cogwheel for the settings window 
  2. Type vpn in the search box and select Add a VPN connection

  3. In the installation window that appears, provede the following information in the respective fields:
    VPN provider: Windows (built-in)
    Connection name: Choose a name that is deviant from VPN to KTH
    Server name or address:
    VPN type : IKEv2 or SSTP if your connection with IKEv2 failes
    Type of sign-in info: User name and password
    Press Save, the window will close and your settings will be saved 

  4. When that is done go to Network and Sharing Center and select Change adapter settings

  5. Right click on the name you gave your VPN connection and choose Properties

  6. A settings box will appear where you must enter your login details for your KTH account. Leave other information unchanged in the General and Options tabs 

  7. Go to the Security tab and provide the following values:

    IKEv2 or Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) if your connection did not work with IKEv2 and you creates a new connection
    Data encryption: Maximum strength encryption (disconnect if server declines)
    Authentication: Use Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), EAP-MSCHAP v2
    Click OK to save the settings. 

  8. Don't forget to restart your computer.

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Last changed: Apr 15, 2021