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UCL Virtual Private Network (VPN)

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

** Hostscan and AnyConnect version update**
The hostscan and AnyConnect versions running on the service was updated to 4.8.02024 (hostscan) and 4.8.01090 (AnyConnect client) on 7th January 2020.

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:

  • MyHR (HR system)
  • MyFinance (UCL Finance system)
  • Filestore @ UCL
  • UCL Microsoft Key Management Server
  • Management Systems Database Servers
  • UCL Desktop data/applications

How do I connect?

Connection guides

Please refer to the  connection guides below for more detailed information on your Operating System.

The following platforms are not currently supported and you are installing the software at your own risk.

Support matrix

 Cisco AnyconnectF-Secure Client Security 13.11Windows Defender and FirewallSophos Enterprise 9.7 (UCL machines only)Sophos Enterprise 9.9 (UCL machines only)Sophos Home (Personal machines only)
Windows 10, 8.1, 8

Supported

Supported

Supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported
Mac OS 10.15

Supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Supported

Supported
Mac OS 10.13, 10.14

Supported

Not supported

Not supported

Supported

Not supported

Supported
Linux* 

Documented but not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported
All other Windows versions

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported
All other Mac OS versions

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Not supported

Supported

Fully supported

Not supported

Not supported

Documented but not supported

Documented but not supported

*Linux users can use the following guides to install the Cisco Anyconnect Client

Help & Support

Please see the help & self-service resources page for further details.