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VPN provides a safe way to connect to the University of Calgary network from any off-campus location.
The General Purpose VPN Service is for students, faculty and staff at the University of Calgary to access University of Calgary networked resources securely from their computer.
The Admin VPN Service is for faculty and staff at the University of Calgary to securely access networked resources, such as financial and administrative data services, from a remote location. A SecurID token is required.
Your manager will inform you of the type of VPN access required to perform your job.
IT uses Fortinet technology for its VPN services. Fortinet provides FortiClient SSL VPN client software for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and mobile devices. IT distributes these clients free of charge to members of the university community.
The following user guides explain how to install and use the FortiClient software: