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Secure Connect at Pepperdine

Using Secure Connect with the VPN

Once you have been enrolled as a Secure Connect user, you can then use your authentication factors with the VPN. To do so, begin by connecting to the VPN as normal.

Connect to vpn.pepperdine.edu

Connect to the VPN

 

Select the Secure_Connect Profile

secure connect profile selected

 

You will find that you now have two password blanks. The first is your normal University password. The second is for your secondary authentication, and it can be a host of different options to complete your login:

Second Password How it works

Passcode

Log in using a passcode, either generated with Duo Mobile or sent via SMS.
push Push a login request to your phone (if you have Duo Mobile installed and activated on your iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone). Just review the request and tap "Approve" to log in.
sms Get a new batch of SMS passcodes.
Your login attempt will fail log in again with one of your new passcodes.
phone Authenticate via phone callback

In addition, if you use multiple devices, you can append a number to the options push, sms, or phone to specify a device. For example if you left your mobile device in the car and had already enrolled your desk phone and set it as your second option, you could type "phone2" and you would receive a phone call to validate your login on your office line.

Supported Devices

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