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VPN service - Remote connection to university services.

Most University services can be accessed off-campus without restriction or by using the SVE service. A few services may require connection to the VPN service and applications are provided to auto-configure devices for VPN.

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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