Configuration of VPN for Windows 7

Establishing the VPN connection

First click on the Windows icon in the lower left and then Systemsteuerung:

Below Netzwerk- und Freigabecenter choose Netzwerkstatus und -aufgaben anzeigen:

Then choose Verbindung mit dem Arbeitsplatz herstellen:

Click on Internetverbindung (VPN) verwenden:

Enter vpn.uni-mainz.de in the input field Internetadresse,

and in the field Zielname your may enter a self-chosen name which you will later use to choose this VPN connection, e. g.. 'VPN connection' or VPN Uni Mainz.

All other checkboxes can be left unchanged. Click on Weiter. In the next window, enter your university account name (Benutzername) and your password (Kennwort). The box 'Dieses Kennwort speichern' should only be checked if you are the only user of this computer.

Finally, click on Verbinden. The VPN connection has now been established.