Preferably use a VPN connection when connecting to UGentNet from outside networks.
This is in particular important when connecting from high risk countries or high risk networks.
A number of UGent ICT facilities can only be used from computers connected to UGentNet.
You can also get access to UGentNet from outside the UGent (via your ISP).
This requires a VPN connection. To establish a VPN connection, you need to install a VPN client program.
When you establish a VPN connection via another ISP (Telenet, Proximus, etc.) you get access to UGent internal information, as:
- certain web applications e.g. Web of Science
- network drives
From another ISP, you do not need VPN for: