Network Services

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 […]

Using EZProxy

Library database access is granted by your UConn IP address and is easily accessible on UConn’s campus. Any other location will need to use EZProxy to log in successfully. To use EZProxy, users must paste the following text in front of the URL they are trying to access: http://ezproxy.lib.uconn.edu/login?url= Log in with a NetID and NetID […]

Secure Shell (SSH) Gateway Access Guide

  A Secure Shell (SSH) Gateway is an encrypted proxy mechanism that is used for external network access, typically to internal Linux/Unix network resources, and can be accessed from different operating systems, either natively or by using a client. It is an alternative to the University Virtual Private Network (VPN). As a faculty, staff, or […]

Secure Remote Desktop Access (SRDA)

  As a faculty, staff, or student, you can access computers that you use within your local computer network remotely using the Remote Desktop technology built into computer and/or server operating systems. These instructions will guide you through accessing your Remote Desktop securely from outside of the UConn network without connecting to the UITS VPN. […]

Installing Remote Desktop on Windows

    *Step 1 and 2 require access to your UConn Windows workstation Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop on Your University Device If you already have your computer configured to receive remote desktop protocol connections: e.g., you connect remotely already through a virtual private network (VPN connection), you can skip steps 1 and 2 and […]

Installing Remote Desktop on iOS

    You can install and set up Microsoft Remote Desktop from your Windows workstation computer to a personal iOS device. *Steps 1 and 2 require access to your work computer Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop on Your University Device If you already have your computer configured to receive remote desktop protocol connections: e.g., you […]

Installing Remote Desktop on Mac OS X

    You can install and set up Microsoft Remote Desktop from your Windows workstation computer to a personal Mac. *Steps 1 and 2 require access to your Windows work computer Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop on Your University Device If you already have your computer configured to receive remote desktop protocol connections: e.g., you connect remotely […]

Installing Remote Desktop on Android

    You can install and set up Microsoft Remote Desktop from your Windows workstation computer to a personal android device. *Steps 1 and 2 require access to your work computer Step 1: Enable Remote Desktop on Your University Device If you already have your computer configured to receive remote desktop protocol connections: e.g., you […]