OpenVPN on iOS

Preparation

Open the App Store and install  OpenVPN Connect.



Open a web browser and go to openvpn.uni-hildesheim.de.

Enter your university username and password.

Note: Login to this site in this way only works from within the university network; from outside the network you need an additional login name and password which can be obtained via telephone from university IT support under the following numbers:05121 883 92888 or 05121 883 92890.

 

Here you can download your VPN profile by clicking on "Yourself (user-locked profile)".
Then, tap on "Open in OpenVPN".


Tap to agree to the terms of use.






 

Tap on "Add" to import the downloaded VPN profile.

Enter your university username and password and check "Save password" if you want.
To save the configuration, you will have to enter your iPhone/iPad passcode.

To connect to the VPN, tap the toggle in the upper left.

If you haven't saved your password in the previous step, enter it now.

Tap "Yes" if a security prompt is shown.