Virtual Private Network

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ABOUT VPN
VPN AT CEU
USERNAME AND PASSWORD
HOW CAN I ACCESS VPN?
VPN SERVICE FOR CEU STUDENT, FACULTY, STAFF
VPN SERVICE FOR CEU ALUMNI

 

ABOUT VPN

Briefly a virtual private network (VPN) is a secured connection between two computer systems. Basically its purpose is to extend the CEU network to your private computer, hence it only works from outside the CEU network (e.g. from home or from the 'CEU' wifi network SSID).
 

For more detailed information about VPN, visit the following sites:

 

VPN AT CEU

CEU IT Department provides a service called VPN (Virtual Private Network) for all students, faculty and staff members of CEU, with active CEU account. With the help of this, you will be able to access the following resources:

Note: These websites are working only from CEU network, or with VPN connection.

 

USERNAME AND PASSWORD

From now on you DON'T have to request a VPN username and password. You can use your existing Novell username and password. If you already have a VPN account you can use it to log in. However you prefer to use your Novell username and password, please call HelpDesk (ext. 2000) to delete your old VPN account.

 

HOW CAN I ACCESS VPN?

1. Open the Internet Explorer or any other browser.

2. To the Address Bar type https://vpn.ceu.edu, then press the ENTER button.

3. After that you will be at the login site:

4. Enter your Novell login to the USERNAME field. When you are at the PASSWORD field a virtual keyboard will appear. Enter your Novell password using the virtual keyboard.

5. After the successful login you will see four buttons on the left side of the page.

The buttons are:

Here you will find the addresses of useful links (gw.ceu.edu, www.ceu.edu)

Here you will find some useful applications. (It will be uploaded later)

If you need a java based client which can connect to the vpn directly Click on this button and follow the instructions. After the installation you will find AnyConnect VPN client at the Start menu.

 

VPN SERVICE FOR CEU STUDENT, FACULTY, STAFF

CEU student, faculty and staff can use the VPN service by the following steps:

1.Log in to https://vpn.ceu.edu and download the Cisco AnyConnect client

2.After the download is complete, install it 

3.Start the Anyconnect client, enter the ‘vpn.ceu.edu’ server name to the empty field, and click on the Connect button

 

4.Enter your user name and password to get connected

5.Once the VPN connection is established, a new icon will appear on the system tray

 

VPN SERVICE FOR ALUMNI

CEU alumni can use the VPN service by the following steps:

1.Log in to https://vpn.ceu.edu/alumni and download the Cisco AnyConnect client

2.After the download is complete, install it 

3.Start the Anyconnect client, enter the ‘vpn.ceu.edu/alumni’ server name to the empty field, and click on the Connect button

4.Enter your user name and password to get connected

5.Once the VPN connection is established, a new icon will appear on the system tray

 See http://www.library.ceu.hu/alumni.html to get information about Library services for CEU Alumni