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Guides for connecting to VPN. (#246)

* Add VPN connection instructions for MacOS devices

* add linux vpn instructions

* fix spellings

* add useage warning for vpn

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* [VPN](guides/vpn)
* [WiFi](guides/wifi)

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## Connecting to Made Tech - VPN


**Made Tech pay per MB for the usage of this VPN, therefore, please limit your usage to work only i.e no streaming videos**


This is a guide to connect to the Made Tech Virtual Private Network (VPN).

- [MacOS](#macos)
- [Linux](#linux)

## MacOS

* Ensure you have the `Default` profile installed by checking **System Preferences** > **Profiles**. If you do not have this profile, please contact the ISMS team for assistance.
* Open **Network Preferences**. You can do this by clicking on the WiFi icon in the menu bar or by doing a Spotlight Search. You should see a screen that looks like the image below.


Notice the `Made Tech - VPN`. This should automatically be there. Select the VPN.


Everything should already be configured. Check **Show Wi-Fi status in menu bar** for convenience (optional). Click **Connect**.


- The **Username** should be the local-part of your Made Tech email address
- For example, if your email address was ``, your username would be `jsmith`
- The **Password** should be the same as your [G Suite]( password
- Click **OK**

That is it! You should now be connected to the `Made Tech - VPN`. If you are experiencing any problems, please contact the ISMS team.

## Linux

### Ubuntu/Debian

### Fedora

1. If you are using the GNOME version, first install the dependencies

# for GNOME
sudo dnf install NetworkManager-libreswan-gnome xl2tpd

2. Then you should be able to go to **settings** > **networking** and click the '+' add button


- Select the `Layer2 Tunneling Prootocol (L2TP)`

3. Main settings


- Enter the **Gateway** as ``
- Your username (the local-part of your Made Tech email address before
- When prompted for password, you will have to enter your [G Suite]( password

4. Click the `IPsec Settings..` button


- Check the top checkbox and enter the shared secret (this will be provided to you)
- Click **OK**

5. Click the `PPP settings..` button


- Uncheck all auth methods except **PAP**
- Click **OK** and **Apply**
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