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How do I connect to the LPS network via VPN?

Virtual Private Network (VPN) access at LPS is used to allow personal devices to securely access specific resources on our network.

NOTE: Your LPS account will need to have VPN access before you will be able to download and set up the VPN software.

 

Downloading the Global Protect VPN software

1. Go to https://vpn.lawrence.k12.ma.us 

2. Enter your LPS user name and password to log in.

3. Choose the download that matches your Operating System (Windows or Mac). For Windows you will most likely need to download the "Windows 64 bit GlobalProtect Agent".

 

Connecting to the VPN (Windows)

1. After the download completes, Install the "GlobalProtect" software.

2. Once the installation completes, click on the GlobalProtect (gray planet) icon located in the notification area at the bottom-right of the screen. You may need click on the small "up" arrow next to the clock if you do not see the GlobalProtect icon in the area.

3. A small window titled "GlobalProtect" will appear. Type vpn.lawrence.k12.ma.us as the portal address then click the Connect button.

4. Enter your LPS user name and password to sign in.

NOTE: Only enter your firstname.lastname for the user name. you do no need to enter "@lawrence.k12.ma.us" or "Lawrence\"

5. You will see a "Connecting…" message as the software attempts to log in.

6. Once logged in you should see the message "Connected". At this point you will be connected to the LPS network.

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