VPN - Virtual Private Network

Also known as: Virtual Private Network

Description

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) creates a secure connection between devices and University resources by creating an "encrypted tunnel" for the data communication. Many University resources require a VPN connection except when connected via the wired network.

HUIT VPN services can be accessed at the following links:
Central Admin: https://vpn.harvard.edu
FAS: https://vpn.fas.harvard.edu

Key Features and Benefits

  • Permits secure access to certain University resources when connecting from off-campus or via the wireless network.
  • VPN is one of the reliable and resilient Advanced Network Services.
  • The client software is updated automatically.

Last Updated: March 25th, 2013