The directions below apply to Brown faculty, staff, and students who are eligible to download Brown's VPN software. If you are an affiliate, or do not have access to download software, use the browser-plugin method by going to vpn.brown.edu on either Safari or Internet Explorer. For Linux users, please see this KB article.
Download VPN F5 Desktop Client
Download the VPN software using the links below for your operating system:
Install the Software
- Download the software.
- "Next" through it all to install it.
- You may be prompted to restart your computer; please do so.
- Download the Zip file.
- Extract the contents of the file by double-clicking it.
- A folder should appear by the same name.
- Open the folder then double-click on the mac_edgesvpn.pkg file to start the installation.
- Click through to finish the installation.
- The software will be installed in your Applications folder as Brown VPN
Run the Software