Many users are reporting difficulty connecting to VPN endpoints as of August 7th. This is usually the result of a legacy configuration on the individual computer. If you are having issues connecting to VPN please call the HUIT Service Desk at 5-7777 and they will help you correct this configuration.
The HUIT VPN client will be updated Monday, July 7th at 7 AM. On the next successful authentication to the HUIT VPN service the client will be updated to the latest version. This update is being deployed to address several security vulnerabilities in the current vpn client version.
In garages, basements, elevators, and other notorious cellular dead zones across Harvard campus, a strange phenomenon is taking place: mobile phones are ringing. You may notice bars indicating strong coverage where there were none before, and faster cellular data speeds from Cambridge to Allston. It’s no accident. Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is helping carry out the largest expansion of Harvard’s fiber optic infrastructure in more than a decade, bringing high-speed cellular service to the most unlikely of places.