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VPN Access

To use the Cortana Design VPN, you must be running Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8 with direct access to the internet via port 443. This is typically open on all networks, but please speak to your local System Administrator if you suspect this port may be blocked.

The following instructions are based on screenshots taken from a Windows 7 operating system.

Connecting to the Cortana Design SSTP VPN.

  1. Click on the network icon in the taskbar and open 'Network and Sharing Center'.


  2. Click on 'Set up a new connection or network'.

  3. Select 'Connect to a workplace' and click 'Next'


  4. Select 'Use my Internet connection (VPN)'.
  5. Leave all checkboxes unchecked and in the following textfields, type the following
    • Internet Address: tmg.cortanadesign.com.au
    • Destination Name: Cortana Design


  6. In the following fields type in your Cortana Design username and password
    • User name: cortanadesign\yourusername
    • Password: Your password
    • Domain: Leave blank


  7. Click on 'Connect;
  8. You should now be connected to the Cortana Design network pending on what access you have with your Cortana Design user name and password.