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VPN service - Remote connection to university services.

Rather than using VPN, log on to the Southampton Virtual Environment (SVE) to access your University account off-campus. You will have access to your University Windows desktop, including your files and software, from any device in any location.

Why use this service?

The services for which connection to VPN is required include:

  • File transfer to and from University filestore
  • Software installation on University laptop computers
  • Licence verification of locally installed software (Microsoft software in particular)
  • Wireless printing
  • Remote access to systems such as HPC and University desktop computers if the performance is not suitable when using SVE

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