Edit VPN Connection - Windows 7

You can access the OC network from off campus by creating a VPN connection. This page provides instructions for changing a VPN that's set to the type Automatic to the type L2TP 

Open Network Connections

Open Network Connections
  •  Click on the network icon in the system tray at the bottom of your screen.

Open Network and Sharing Center

Open Network and Sharing Center

 Click on Open Network and Sharing Center

Edit Adapter Settings

Edit Adapter Settings
  • On the Network and Sharing screen select Change Adapter Settings.

Open VPN Properties

  1. Right-click on the VPN to OC connection
  2. Select Properties


Edit Properties

Type of VPN
  1. Open the Security tab.
  2. Change the type of protocol to Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPSec)


Advanced Properties

Advanced Properties
  1. Click on Advanced Settings
  2. Click the button next to Use preshared key for authentication
  3. Enter the word Eagles as the key
  4. Click OK
  5. Click OK


  1. Click on the network icon.
  2. Select the VPN to OC connection to expand the menu.
  3. Click Connect


You have successfully edited the properties of your VPN connection to OC.

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