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Installing Windows version of f5 BigIP Edge Client


The use of all Information Technology (IT) facilities at the University of South Australia, including the UniSA wired and wireless networks, is subject to the University's Acceptable use of Information Technology (IT) facilities policy

Installing the f5 BigIP Edge Client is a one-off process required for first-time setup of a VPN connection to the University network.  After the f5 BigIP Edge Client has been installed you can run the client from Start Menu on a Windows device.

If you are using a blue plated computer ISTS recommends being on campus and installing through the Software Center. If you cannot attend campus you can use the method below, but you will need to contact the IT Help Desk if you do not have admin rights.

  1. Download Windows f5 BigIP Edge Client 
  2. Open the BIGIPEdgeClient.exe from the location that you saved it in step 1.
  3. Click Install
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  4. If you see the Windows Smart Screen warning click More info

  5. Then click Run anyway

  6. Program will show a progress bar
  7. Click Finish

Follow the instruction on how to connect once installed.



For other options, please see VPN for Staff or VPN for Students.

Further Assistance

If you require further information or assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk on (08) 830 25000 or 1300 558 654.