UTORvpn setup for Windows Vista and up

  1. Go to https://vpn.utoronto.ca/, and log in with your UTORid and password.
  2. Follow the instructions there to create and download your UTORvpn configuration file. You can also download the latest copy of the OpenVPN software from the secure site.

    Note: Make sure that you download the correct version of OpenVPN for your computer. There is a 32-bit and a 64-bit version available.

  3. To install UTORvpn, you must be logged in as a user with administrator privileges.
  4. Once you have created and downloaded your installation package, double click the file (utorvpn-32bit.exe or utorvpn-64bit.exe) in Windows Explorer to run it.
  5. After accepting the license agreement, click next until the installation process starts. At some point during the installation, you will be prompted to install a "TAP" Network Adapter. Click "Install" to continue.

     OpenVPN installation
  6. Once the installation has finished, click "Next" and "Finish" to exit the installer. You should see a new icon on your desktop named "OpenVPN GUI".
    OpenVPN icon
  7. Now you will need to put your configuration file in place. Open up the file browser and locate the directory:

    Local Disk (C:) -> Program Files -> OpenVPN -> config

    Place the configuration file that you downloaded from our secure website (utorvpn.ovpn) in this folder.
    OpenVPN configuration file
  8. That's it! Now that you have installed UTORvpn on your computer, you can learn how to start up and use UTORvpn .

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Tags: UTORid, UTORvpn
Last update:
2016-06-15 19:46
Geoffrey Chun
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