Lancaster University Vpn

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Lancaster University Vpn

Lancaster University Vpn

VPN curvedVPN stands for ‘Virtual Private Network’. The University VPN enables you to access some University network services – e.g. H: Drive, Departmental filestore, network printers – from remote locations such as from home, off-campus accommodation or via smartphone. Once you have set-up your VPN connection it is both secure and easy to use.

Students and staff can access their University filestore by setting up a VPN connection.

To connect to your H:You need to know your filestore location – this can be found in MyAccount

Frequently asked questions about VPN

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Working Off Campus

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Information about accessing email from off campus, and using the University VPN (Virtual Private Network) to access services such as your personal filestore and Jabber

Also, information for staff and postgraduates about the remote desktop service.

Staff and Postgraduates Working Off Campus

Information about working off campus for staff and postgraduate students.

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Undergraduates Working Off Campus

Information about working off campus for undergraduate students.

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Working Off Campus

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‌You can access email, software and storage off campus. You can also access your office computer remotely.

VPN

The University VPN (Virtual Private Network) enables access to H: drive, departmental filestore and network printers from off campus using an internet connection. Once a VPN connection is set up it is both secure and easy to use. Storage in LU Box can be accessed without VPN.

Remote Desktop

If you have registered with the ISS Service Desk and have set up a VPN, you can use ‘Remote Desktop’ software to control your office PC from off campus. When using Remote Desktop you can access all the applications, data and services that you can usually access from your office PC.

Email

You can access email the same way you do on campus.