VPN - Installation and Configuration Steps for Windows

Download and install the correct version for your windows operating system accepting all default prompts. NOTE: University provided laptops may have the VPN software already installed. In such cases, follow the connection instructions described after the client is installed.

Windows 64bit (link to installer)        Windows 32bit (link to installer)

Please note: For instructions on determining if your computer is running a 32-bit or a 64-bit version of Windows. Click here.

If prompted install any additional components that are required. Once the install is completed you can launch Junos Pulse from the system tray

From Windows Software Center, search for and run the Junos Pulse installer

junos pulse icon

Click Restart

Junos Pulse restart screen

Once restarted, add your VPN connections through the "+" sign.

vpn plus

Enter the name of the connection: UOFM-VPN and Server URL. Pick from the drop down menu, your connection.

vpn4 pulse secure screenshot

Your options are:

  • vpn.cc.umanitoba.ca (preferred)

  • vpn3.cc.umanitoba.ca

  • vpn4.cc.umanitoba.ca

Click Add

Click Connect.

Click Proceed
Notification screen. Click proceed.

Sign in and enter username, password and choose your realm (student, staff or vendor). Click Sign In


 NOTE: The vendor realm is only accessible through vpn.cc.umanitoba.ca

Select your authentication method and click. Check your device and authenticate.

vpn push

Check your authenticating device and click approve. Open the Duo mobile app, if necessary.

Mobile device approve

You will be asked for a software upgrade. Click Upgrade.

Pulse secure software upgrade screen. Click upgrade.uprade status screen.

 Pulse secure is now renamed to Ivanti Secure Access Client

New Ivanti connections screen.

New ivanti opening screen

Ivanti Secure Access Client new intro screen.

New ivanti icons in system tray

New Ivanti Secure Access icons



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