How to connect to the University of Tsukuba VPN Service (Windows)

You can use one of the four VPN protocols to connect to the VPN Service on Windows.
The following table is characteristics of each VPN protocols. Choose your preferred protocol.

 

Characteristics SoftEther VPN
(SSL-VPN)
* Recommended
L2TP/IPsec OpenVPN MS-SSTP
VPN Transport Protocol HTTPS (TCP/IP)
and UDP Hybrid
IPsec Original Protocol
(TCP, UDP)
HTTPS (TCP/IP)
Throughput Fast Fast Slow Slow
Easy Configuration
HTTP Proxy Compatible
SOCKS Proxy Compatible
Pass Restricted Firewalls
(by Using Pure SSL)
Built-in Client Software
in Operating System
Compatible Operating Systems Windows 98 SE, ME,
2000, XP, 7, 8,
Server 2003, 2008, 2012
Windows XP, 7, 8, RT,
Server 2003, 2008, 2012
Windows 2000, XP, 7, 8,
Server 2003, 2008, 2012
Windows 7, 8, RT,
Server 2003, 2008, 2012
How to Connect SoftEther VPN
Connect Guide (Recommended)


L2TP/IPsec
Connect Guide


OpenVPN
Connect Guide


MS-SSTP
Connect Guide