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Manual Configuration - FEUP - Mac (SSL Check Point® Endpoint)

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Installing the Check Point® Endpoint Security VPN

  1. Download the SSL Mac Client (SSL).
    Version E84.30 | Checksum: MD5 183f08bb18f59e03ca8c756a5d497720
  2. Execute the SSL Mac Client (SSL)
  3. Select the "Continue" option when asked if you want to execute the installation programme.
    Executing SSL Mac Client
    Executing SSL Mac Client
  4. Select the option "Continue";
    Continue Option
    "Continue" Option
  5. Select the "Agree" option;
    Agree Option
    "Agree" Option
  6. Select the "Continue" option;
    Continue Option
    "Continue" Option
  7. Select the "Install" option
    Install Option
    "Install" Option
  8. When requested, insert the Mac administrator's "Username" and "Password" and select "OK".
    Mac administrator's credentials
    Mac administrator's credentials
  9. If you see a notice about the optimization of the application, please select "OK".
    Notice about the optimization of the application
    Notice about the optimization of the application
  10. Select "Close" when the installation finishes.
    Installation complete
    Installation complete

Configuration

  1. On Mac's desktop, select the option "Connect" after clicking on the Check Point Endpoint icon in the notifications area.
    Mac desktop
    Mac desktop
  2. Select "Yes" to configure a new VPN connection.
    Configuring a new VPN connection
    Configuration of a new VPN connection
  3. Select "Next" to proceed to the configuration of a new VPN connection.
    Configuration of a new VPN connection
    Configuration of a new VPN connection
  4. Configure according to the following options :
    • Server address or Name: vpn.fe.up.pt
    • Display name: VPN FEUP SSL
    Configuration of a new VPN connection
    Configuration of a new VPN connection
  5. Select "Next".
  6. Select "OK" to accept the certificate and proceed to the configuration.
    Accepting the certificate
    Accepting the certificate
  7. In the "Authentication Method" window, select the option "Username and Password" and then select "Next".
    Authentication Method window
    "Authentication Method" window
  8. Select "Finish" to conclude the creation of the VPN connection.
    Completing the VPN connection
    Completing the VPN connection

Connecting to the VPN

  1. If you would like to establish a connection, select "Yes".
    Connect to VPN?
    Connect to VPN?
  2. In the authentication screen, insert your Information System username, when requested, in the form up[123456789]@[institution].up.pt[1] and the password of the Information System.
    Authentication Screen
    Authentication Screen
  3. Select "Connect";
  4. If the connection is established, the status is described as "Connected" and the icon will appear in the notifications area.
    Connected Status
    Connected Status
  5. To use the VPN connection again, you can select the "Check Point Endpoint Security" icon in the menu bar, choose a VPN connection and select "Connect".

Notes

  1. The numbers represent your student/mechanographic number and "institution" represents your home institution (cdup, arq, fade, fba, fc, fcna, direito, fe, fep, ff, fmd, fpce, icbas, letras, med, reit, sas or sp).

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Last update: February 10, 2021