Resources Requiring VPN for Off-campus Access

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If you plan to work with any of the following resources from off campus, you must first establish a VPN connection.  Note:  VPN access must be requested; please request access by creating a Helpdesk Ticket.

  • ArcGIS, used to create, share, and manage maps, scenes, layers, apps, and other geographic content
  • Argos reporting
  • Banner Admin (aka Banner 9)
    • Note: BannerWeb, commonly used for checking grades does not require VPN.
  • Exchange Admin Center (http://go/ecp/) used to change membership in distribution lists (groups) for sending email and/or controlling permissions
  • FAMIS maintenance work order system
  • Middfiles and Miisfiles connections using cifs or smb and mapped drives (such as N/: at Midd and S:/ at MIIS).
    • Important:  You can use Web Access to access Middfiles and Miisfiles without the need for VPN!
  • Monterey's Mobility Print installer
  • Perceptive Content and Experience document management
  • Remote Desktop Connection, used to connect to another computer so you see the remote computer's desktop as if you were sitting right in front of it.
  • Remote Desktop Services (RDS) used to work with various enterprise applications
  • Sierra Desktop App (SDA) - Library-specific client-based application for connecting to the Sierra server.   Internal backend software (Innovative Interfaces Inc.'s Sierra is the integrated library system).
  • Vectorworks, vector-based architectural software used for set and lighting design


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Wed 3/16/22 10:10 AM
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