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VPN for stand-alone Windows 10 computer

If you have the KTH Windows service, you can connect to that service's VPN with a Windows 10 computer that is not a KTH Windows computer. One can also use KTH VPN service if one do not have the KTH Window service. On this page you will find information about both types of VPN connections.

Instructions for connection

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 Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP) if your connection with IKEv2 failes
    Type of sign-in info: User name and password
    User name and Password doesn't need to be filled in at this stage.
    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 might 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. Important! Restart your computer.

  9. Now you can connect to your new VPN connection. When you try to connect to this VPN for the first time, it will ask for your username and password. Here you fill in your KTH user name and password.

Install certificates on your Windows 10 computer

This only applies to Windows 10 computers that do not have the KTH Windows platform.

  1. Download the certificate using this link
  2. Click on the downloaded certificate and choose Open
    Öppna certifikatet
  3. Click on Install Certificate
    Installera certifikatet
  4. Choose Local Machine and click on Next
    Importera certifikat
  5. Choose Automatically select the certificate store based on the type of certificate and click on Next
  6. Click on Finish to complete the certificate installation.
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Last changed: Jun 15, 2022