Lancaster University Vpn
VPN 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
- How do I connect to University network services from off campus using VPN?
- How do I connect to the University using VPN? (Windows 8)
- How do I connect to the University using VPN? (Windows Vista/7)
- How do I connect to the University using VPN? (iPhone)
- How do I connect to my H: drive over VPN using Linux?
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Working Off Campus
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.
Undergraduates Working Off Campus
Information about working off campus for undergraduate students.
Working Off Campus
You can access email, software and storage off campus. You can also access your office computer remotely.
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.
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.
You can access email the same way you do on campus.