Split Tunnel vs Full Tunnel

 

OSU has two types of VPN? connections available.

Split Tunnel - Routes and encrypts all OSU bound requests over the VPN.

Examples include: Canvas?, Outlook web mail, OSU web pages, etc. All other internet traffic is NOT encrypted or sent over the VPN. Examples include: Amazon, Facebook, Google, Yahoo, etc.

Full Tunnel - Routes and encrypts ALL requests through the VPN to OSU. Examples include: Outlook webmail, Yahoo, google, etc. Once that request leaves OSU for another destination, such as Yahoo, it is NOT encrypted over the VPN tunnel.

  • Note: WebVPN is Full Tunnel only.

We are currently assigning addresses out of the following CIDR block (IP address? range): 

10.197.0.0/16 (10.197.0.0 through 10.197.255.255)

More specifically, the following general allocations have been created

 

VPN Type

CIDR Block

IP Address Range

Lan-to-Lan:

10.197.0.0/19

10.197.0.0 - 10.197.31.255

Remote Client:

10.197.32.0/19

10.197.32.0 - 10.197.63.255

 

Certain VPN groups are assigned different addresses out of the CIDR block. However, all VPN clients will fall inside these ranges.