Virtual Private Network (VPN) settings and use

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:

From another ISP, you do not need VPN for:

VPN clients: configuration and use