A number of the IT services available to staff when they are working on campus are also available to be used from home and public wireless access points (use from Internet Cafes is not recommended).
Services such as your staff email can be directly accessed via the browser without the requirement of running up a VPN client.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a way to provide a secure connection between remote users and internal network resources. The UL SSL-VPN service can provide RDP access to your internal machine and additional services.
Windows: (Windows 10, 8 & 7)
Install Instructions: www.ul.ie/secure
Install File: https://www.ul.ie/secure/FortiClientOnlineInstaller.exe
Install File: https://www.ul.ie/secure/forticlientsslvpn_linux_4.4.2303.tar.gz
|UL Web Site||Browser|
|Core Portal||SSLVPN and Browser|
|Library Database||EZ Proxy|
|Remote Access to your PC||SSLVPN and Browser|
|Agresso*||SSLVPN and Browser||IE Access|
|ULRIS (Research Informations System)||SSLVPN and Browser|
|Log an IT call||SSLVPN and Browser|
* Please note you may be prompted for your UL username and password, please input ul\firstname.lastname as your username.
With Remote Desktop you can have access to a windows session from your home PC to your office PC. The main reason you would need to setup a remote desktop session to your office PC is to access files on the hard drive of your office PC and files on network shares.