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Using an iOS/Android Device to Remotely Access Intranet Services

This example introduces how to use an iOS/Android device to remotely access the resources in the private network.

In the topology below, a remote user located in the Internet uses an iOS/Android device to access the intranet server Server1. The authentication method requires username and password, and the connection is based on SSL VPN. Please first see step 1 to 5 in Allowing Remote Users to Access a Private Network Using SSL VPN to create a SSL VPN instance.

Using an iOS Device to Remotely Access Intranet Services

Step 1: Downloading and installing Hillstone BYOD Client

In APP Store, search Hillstone BYOD Client, click Get to download and install this application.

Step 2: Connecting to the device

Click the HBC icon in the iOS desktop.

In the login page:

  • Connection: connection1
  • Server: 153.34.29.1
  • Port: 4433
  • Account: user1
  • Password: 123456

Click Login. The client starts to connect to the server.

Step 3: Installing the VPN configuration profile

In the Install Profile dialog, click Install to install the VPN configuration profile.

 

In the Unsigned Profile dialog, click Install Now to start the installing.

Enter your passcode.

 

Click Done.
Step 4: Creating a VPN connection

In iOS, select Settings > VPN.

In the CHOOSE A CONFIGURATION list, select connection1.

Turn on the VPN switch. iOS connects to the VPN.

Step 5: Verifying the connection status.

When the VPN status is Connected and the Connection tab of the client displays Connected, the client successfully establishes VPN connection to the device.

 
Step 6: Accessing intranet services

Use the iOS device to visit Server1.

 

 

Using an Android Device to Remotely Access Intranet Services

 

Step 1: Downloading and installing Hillstone Secure Connect

Visit Google Play to download and install Hillstone Secure Connect VPN.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hillstone.vpn

 
Step 4: Creating a VPN connection

In Android, click the Hillstone Secure Connection icon:

  • Server: 153.34.29.1
  • Port: 4433
  • Account: user1
  • Password: 123456

Click Login.

After the VPN connection is established successfully, the key icon will appear at the notification area of your Android system.

Step 6: Accessing intranet services

Use the Android device to visit Server1.