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Setting up the FCAD VPN

  • Go to your Control Panel and choose Network and Sharing Centre

Network and Sharing Centre dialogue box


  • Next, choose, Set up a new connection or network

  • Choose Connect to a workplace
  • And then select Using my internet connection


VPN Settings dialogue box

  • In the Internet Address field, type: or (either will work)
  • In the Destination Name field, type: VPN to FCAD
  • Check off Remember my credentials 

VPN setup address and destination dialogue box

  • Depending on which version of Windows you are using you may be asked for your login credentials at this point.
  • Enter your my.ryerson credentials. Remember to add RUAD\ before your username. Ex. RUAD\lindsay.hanna
  • You may want to check Remember this password so you don’t have to enter it each time you connect.
  • Click Connect and the system will verify your username and password and complete the VPN connection