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GWireless
Posted: 2:32 PM, Friday, June 13, 2003
Last Updated: 8:00 AM, Thursday, September 24, 2009
  1. What is GWireless?
  2. What do I need to use GWireless?
  3. How do I get a GWireless client?
  4. Where can I use GWireless?
  5. How do I connect to GWireless?

1. What is GWireless?
GW Broadband Ubiquitous Secure Service Network (GBUSSnet) is GW's wireless ethernet solution. GWireless uses a special client, i.e. GWireless and network technology, to provide secure and stable wireless network access for the GW community. The GWireless Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a way to securely connect to GW's network over the internet. GW's VPN clients give you access to computing resources typically limited to on campus use.

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2. What do I need to use GWireless?

*Internet Explorer 6+ and Safari are compatible with the GWireless system, and should be used when connecting to GWireless. (After logging in to the GWireless system, you can opt to use an alternate browser such as Firefox. Users of Snow Leopard (OS 10.6) will not be able to use the Juniper SSL VPN client to connect to GWireless. Users of Snow Leopard may click here to install the Cisco VPN client to connect to GWireless.

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3. How do I get a GWireless client?

Simply visit http://vpn.gwu.edu and login using your NetID and password.

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4. Where can I use GWireless?


5. How do I connect to GWireless?
The preferred method is to simply visit http://vpn.gwu.edu and login using your NetID and password. (However, Snow Leopard and other users requiring a desktop client may alternatively download and configure them for Windows and Macintosh. An active GW student, staff, and/or faculty role NetID is required for logon.)

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