Networking Applications

UConn offers many ways to access the university network and resources while off-campus. Each of them can benefit a particular function and have different methods of access.

Skybox 

  • User Guides
    • Online and desktop client access
    • Virtual desktop
    • UCONN-SECURE
    • EFS Drives
    • University software

AnyWare

  • User Guides
    • Citrix Receiver download needed, but web-based access
    • Online access available
    • EFS Drives
    • University software

Remote Desktop (Windows)

  • User Guides
    • Built-in feature of Windows computers
    • Access to university Windows computer from another Windows, Mac, or Linux computer
    • Prior set up between both computers is needed
    • Your full personalized desktop
    • UCONN-SECURE
    • EFS Drives

Mac Screen Sharing

  • User Guides
    • Built-in feature of Mac computers
    • Prior set up between both computers is needed
    • Mac to Mac only
    • Your full personalized desktop
    • UCONN-SECURE
    • EFS Drives

Direct Access

  • University laptops managed by UITS have Direct Access already installed
  • EFS Drives

VPN

  • User Guides
    • Personal devices or those not managed by UITS
    • Off-campus device to university network
    • Online web-based access
    • EFS Drives
    • UCONN-SECURE

Pulse Secure

  • User Guides
    • Personal devices or those not managed by UITS
    • Application download
    • EFS Drives
    • UCONN-SECURE

EZProxy

  • EZProxy allows library database access outside of the UConn Network.
  • To use, users must past the following text in front of the URL  they are trying to access:
    • http://ezproxy.lib.uconn.edu/login?url=
  • Online web-based access
  • Library databases and resources