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The UCL Remote Access VPN Service provides a resilient, secure means of accessing private UCL corporate central services from off-site locations.

When off-site go to the following URL and follow the prompts:

vpn.ucl.ac.uk

Important Information:
Mac users:
Issues with Sophos anti-virus running on Macs are now resolved with Sophos 9.
Please update your Sophos anti-virus installation to Sophos 9 from the UCL software database
http://swdb.ucl.ac.uk/package/view/id/322?filter=sophos
Ensure you have clicked on "Update Now" and wait for it to download all virus definitions. Then connect to the VPN AnyConnect client.

Windows Users:

Currently Fsecure firewall may not be detected. If you are affected, as a temporary workaround, enable the Windows firewall.

Information will be posted here when this is resolved and the Fsecure firewall is detectable again allowing users to turn off the Windows firewall

See the Help and Support page if you are having any further issues

  • A UCL userid and password is required to access this service.
  • If you experience any issues with the above URL (vpn.ucl.ac.uk), please refer to the  Connection Guides for more detailed information on your Operating System. 

What can I access?

Services that can be accessed whilst connected to the UCL Remote Access VPN service, that are not otherwise available for access from outside UCL, include:

  • MyView
  • FIS
  • ISD Central Filestore
  • UCL Microsoft Key Management Server
  • Mangement Systems Database Servers
  • UCL Desktop data/applications

How do I connect?

If you experience any issues with the above URL (vpn.ucl.ac.uk), please refer to the  Connection Guides for more detailed information on your Operating System. 

Help & Support

Please see the Help and Support page for further details.

Page last modified on 17 jan 14 17:10