When do I need to use the SSL VPN Service?
Anyone needing to access licensed library resources from off campus will need to use either Network Connect via SSLVPN OR the library's proxy server. Also, individuals who need access to a network file storage, private server or services typically restricted to JMU on-campus access can use SSL VPN for access.
Some services will not be available from off-campus, even with the SSL VPN Service.
Can I use the SSL VPN Service with any Internet Service Provider (ISP)?
Yes. If you have questions about compatibility, contact your ISP.
What platforms (browsers and operating systems) work with the SSL VPN ?How can I use the SSLVPN service to access library resources from off-campus?
To access library resources from off-campus, you must use Network Connect, which is available after you log in to SSLVPN. Look for a "Start" button near the bottom of the screen. The first time you use Network Connect, it may take a few moments to install and you may need to allow it to make changes to your computer. If you are unable to use Network Connect, please try configuring your web browser to use the library's proxy server.
What is the difference between the SSLVPN service and Network Connect?
SSLVPN is where you log in to be able to access a variety of services, including network file storage, private servers, and services like Network Connect.If I use the SSL VPN service from an on-campus wired or wireless