1. What is Amrita's VPN?

    VPN is a Virtual Private Network and it offers remote, encrypted tunnel connections to a network.

  2. How do I register to VPN on my personal laptop, when away from the campus?

    ICTS provides this facility to all the faculty members and they can connect to the SSL VPN with the following steps.

  3. I have a Windows system. Where do I get the VPN client and how do I install the software?

    It can be downloaded from the connecting portal itself or all the different plugins for different OSs are available on Internet.

  4. I have a Mac running OS X; where do I get the VPN client download, and how do I install the software?

    You may do so by accessing the appropriate plug-in on the internet.  Plugins for different OSs are available on Internet.

  5. Why would I use SSL VPN?

    This helps the user remotely connect to the network through a secure “tunnel” that can be used to check, receive and send files, and perform other on-campus actions.

    The SSL VPN offers remote, encrypted tunnel connections to a network, requiring only a web browser on the remote client.

  6. Which operating systems, browsers, and Java environments does the SSL VPN client support?

    The SSL VPN client supports most of the popular Oss.

  7. How do I disconnect my VPN?

    It can be done from your system.

  8. How do I access my VPN?

    You can login by using your Amritavidya credentials.

  9. I am having problems accessing a network resource. How do I troubleshoot this access?

    You will need assistance from our networking team for the same. You shall contact our Helpdesk in order to place a request

  10. I don't have VPN on my computer.  Help?

    You will need assistance from our networking team for the same. You shall contact our Helpdesk in order to place a request

  11. How secure is Amrita's VPN?

    The VPN is connected through a secure tunnel and this is establishing based on authentication, making Amrita VPN very secure.

  12. How do I configure my local firewall to work with VPN?

    Under normal conditions, the local firewall is not a hindrance to get VPN connectivity.

  13. How do I connect to VPN on my laptop?

    Guidance/ Help docs explaining the steps is available on request.

  14. How do I view restricted library information from off campus?

    It can be accessible through our VPN