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Manual Configuration - FEUP - Windows 10 (SSL Check Point® Capsule)

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Installing the Check Point® Capsule VPN

  1. On the Windows 10 search box, write "microsoft store" and select the respective option to access it.
    Windows Search box
    Windows Search box
  2. In Microsoft Store, write "check point capsule vpn" in the search box and select the respective application.
    Microsoft Store Search box
    Microsoft Store Search box
  3. Select the "Install" option to start installing the application.
    Install Option
    "Install" Option
  4. If the authentication window of the Microsoft account appears, please sign in. If you would like to ignore this procedure, close the window and proceed to the installation.
    Authentication Window of the Microsoft® Account
    Authentication Window of the Microsoft® Account
  5. After finishing the installation, you can execute the application to get information on how to use it.
    Executar a aplicação
    Executing the application


  1. In Windows 10, write "Settings" in the search box and select the respective option to access it.
    Search box in Windows 10
    Search box in Windows 10
  2. Select "Network and Internet".
    Windows 10 Settings
    Windows 10 Settings
  3. Select the "VPN" option. Network and Internet tab
    "Network and Internet" tab
  4. Select the option "Add a VPN connection".
    VPN tab
    "VPN" tab
  5. In the "Add a VPN connection" window, configure according to the following options:
    • VPN Provider: Check Point Capsule VPN;
    • Connection : VPN FEUP SSL;
    • Name or server adress:;
    • Type of sign-in info: Username and password
    Adding a VPN connection Window
    "Adding a VPN connection" Window
  6. Select the "Save" option

Connecting to the VPN

  1. In the "Settings" of Windows 10, select "Network and Internet" and go to the "VPN" tab. On the VPN connection created, select "Connect".
  2. When selecting "Connect" for the first time, you will need to select the authentication method.
  3. Select the option "Username and password" by default.
    VPN Tab in Network and Internet
    "VPN" Tab in "Network and Internet"
  4. In the "Windows Security" window, insert your Information System user, when requested, in the form up[123456789]@[institution][1] and the password of the Information System.
    Windows Security Window
    "Windows Security" Window
  5. Select "OK"
  6. If the connection is established correctly, the status is described as "Connected".
    Connection Status
    Connection Status
  7. To establish a connection in the future, you can select the network connections icon, select the VPN connection and confirm by selecting "Connect".
    Connecting to VPN
    Connecting to VPN


  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: May 26, 2020