To connect to OneNet Anywhere VPN from MacOS Sierra or later, complete the following steps:


Step 1

Download the Aruba VIA Installer here, launch the VIA.pkg file and click Continue.


Step 2

Agree with the software terms and conditions.

Step 3

Click Install; you will be prompted to enter your local administrator user name and password.

Step 4

After the Aruba VPN client is loaded – select Click to download VPN profile.


Step 5

Enter the following details:

  1. VPN Server URL:
  2. Username or Email ID: OneID staff number (example MQ12345678)
  3. Password: OneID password
  4. Select Download.


Note: a second OneID username/password authentication is required to connect the VPN.

Enter your OneID credentials to continue.

Step 6

You should now be able to connect to OneNet Anywhere VPN via the Aruba VPN icon in the menu bar (top right corner). Click the icon and select Connect.

Once you are successfully connected, the icon will change from orange to green.

Step 7

Alternatively, you can connect via the Network Preferences interface.

Select the wireless icon in the menu bar and select Open Network Preferences

Step 8

Select Macquarie University VPN in the network devices list on the left and then select Connect