Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The FAU VPN service allows approved faculty and staff to access certain secure on-campus resources. The VPN supports Windows Vista and later (32bit and 64bit), MAC OS/X 10.8 and later, Android, and Apple iOS Clients.  If you would like to request VPN access please open a service request at the FAU Help Desk  http://helpdesk.fau.edu  or call  561-297-3999 .

 Notes: 

  • Windows 8.1 RT is not supported at this time
  • Surface Pro users should contact the FAU helpdesk at 561-297-3999 due to a specific issue with these devices prior to installing the VPN software  

Accessing the VPN network 

Once your VPN access has been approved, download & install the VPN Client Software installation file appropriate for your operating system.  When setting up the URL to connect to in the Junos Pulse client, use the following URL https://vpn.fau.edu  or see the instructions below for mobile access.
 
 

Windows:

Install the appropriate windows software for your Operating System then follow the instructions for Installation found HERE . 

Macintosh:

iOS:

iPhone / iPad

  1. Install the Juniper Junos Pulse Client from the Apple App Store.
  2. Add a VPN connection & enter https://vpn.fau.edu/mobile for Server Address
  3. Click Connect & enter your FAUNet ID and password when prompted.

Android:

Android Tablets and Phones:

  1. Install the Juniper Junos Pulse Client from Google Play Store application on your device..
  2. Add a VPN connection & enter https://vpn.fau.edu/mobile for Server Address
  3. Click Connect & enter your FAUNet ID and password when prompted.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: This software is to be used at your own risk; OIT does not take any responsibility for any damage in whatever form or context.  Additionally, VPN client upgrades are installed automatically from the server as needed after the initial client installation. These are necessary to keep the client software up to date.

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