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Setup of VPN client Viscosity for Windows.

The following must be met:

  1. The computer must have access to Internet.
  2. You must have administrator access on your computer.

Do you have an OsloMet PC?

  • informasjon

    The VPN client Viscosity is pre-installed on all Windows computers hosted by OsloMet

 

1. Install the VPN client Viscosity for Windows 10

1.1 Download and open the VPN client Viscosity

1.1.1 Download the .exe-file
  1. Download the setup file from URL: https://hioa.app.box.com/viscosityvpnclient
  2. Click: Run (Kjør)

If problems running the file, select "More info" and "Run the install".

Skjermbilde Win10: Installer setup-fil for Viscosity.

1.1.2 Install Viscosity
  • Click: Next

Skjermbilde Win10: Installer setup-fil for Viscosity - trykk Neste.

1.1.3 Cont. Install Viscosity
  • Click: Install

Skjermbilde Win10: Installer setup-fil for Viscosity - trykk Install.

1.1.4 Completing the setup

When installation is complete:

  • Click: Finish

Skjermbilde Win10: Installer setup-fil for Viscosity - trykk Finish.

1.1.5 Viscosity is now installed

You can close the window shown below.

Skjermbilde Win10: Viscosity er installert. Vindu kan lukkes.

1.2 Start Viscosity

1.2.1 Search for Viscosity
  1. Search for Viscosity - and when the search result is visible:
  2. Click on: Viscosity - from the Windows menu (the Start menu)

Skjermbilde Win10: Start Viscosity fra Windows-menyen.

1.2.2 Start Viscosity from the task bar
  • Click on the icon for Viscosity (a circle with a key lock) in the taskbar.

If the icon is not visible, you need to start Viscosity from the Start menu as shown above.

Skjermbilde Win10: Start ikonet Viscosity fra oppgavelinjen.

1.3 Connect to HiOA-VPN

  1. Click on the icon for Viscosity (circle with a key lock).
  2. Select: Connect HiOA-VPN.

Skjermbilde Win10: Start Viscosity fra Windows-menyen - trykk Connect HiOA-VPN.

1.3.1 Username and password

Enter:

  • Username: OsloMet username
  • Password: OsloMet password
  • Tick: Remember my credentials - if you want the computer to remember your password at login.
 

Skjermbilde Win10: Skriv inn brukernavn og passord.

1.3.2 Connected to HiOA-VPN

The computer is now connected to HiOA VPN. A message "HiOA-VPN is connected" is visible above the taskbar.

Skjermbilde Win10: HiOA-VPN er tilkoblet din PC.

 

1.4 Connect to file server

NOTE: Only for employees.

To access your files, connect to your home and public directory (only for employees).

1.5 Disconnect HiOA-VPN

  1. Click on the arrow in the taskbar to show the menu.
  2. Click: Disconnect HiOA-VPN (the Viscosity icon / the key lock) to disconnect.

Skjermbilde Win10: Koble fra Viscosity fra oppgavelinjen nederst.

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