Provides secure access to restricted Yale systems and resources via Cisco VPN Anyconnect client. VPN is required for remote access to:
Yale Message and other protected Yale web applications
Shared Network Drives
Access to library electronic databases via VPN is only available to full-time students, faculty and staff with an active status
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Access is automatically provisioned for Yale faculty, staff, and students
Setup the Service
Options for Setting Up VPN on a Home Computer or Laptop
1) AnyConnect Web Based Access (simple setup that supports Yale web applications requiring VPN)
Go to: https://access.yale.edu login with your NetID and Password.
Click on the Web Application link on the left hand navigation then enter the URL of the Yale web site you want to connect to. For example, the library web site. Accessing the library website this way will allow you to connect to protected online databases as if you are on campus.
If you want to connect to your office computer via Remote Desktop you need to install the Cisco VPN Anyconnect client. See (2) below.
2) Download and install the Cisco VPN Anyconnect client from the Yale Software Site
How to Connect to the Yale VPN Using Cisco VPN AnyConnect client
Contact YLS Information Technology Services
- Phone: 203-432-0821
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Walk in: L2 Library Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- No Charge