To protect university digital assets security filters have been setup througout network infrastructure.
The university VPN service offers different profiles to control access to university digital resources. Available profiles are:
- Accesso risorse UNIPI – This profile allows to access university network IP addresses. All other connection to non-university IP addresses (131.114.x.x) are routed directly using your provider connection.
- Internet attraverso UNIPI – If you need to access an Internet service using a university IP address (131.114.x.x) use this profile wich also allows access to university IPs. This profile should be used only if you need an IP university access to browse Internet.
- Risorse bibliografiche – Access to digital bibliographic resources will be allowed only through this profile, even when connected to university network.
- Personale esterno – Service profile for external personnel.
Install VPN app
VPN is implemented using Connect Tunnel by SonicWALL; you must download and install Connect Tunnel client to connect (choose the version for your platform).
Important: Installation on Mac/Linux requires that on the target system Java is already present.
Android – Download SonicWALL Mobile Connect app from PlayStore
iOS – Download SonicWALL Mobile Connect app from Apple Store
Configure VPN connection
VPN server is access.unipi.it and it can be configured in Connect Tunnel following few easy steps.
Assign a name to the configuration and indicate server address:
The login profile can be changed by editing the configuration and pressing the eraser icon to forget the login group:
Additional information can be found in the online help guide.
Notice: if you need to use multiple login profiles it is suggested to create multiple configurations and avoid to edit a single configuration by erasing the login profile.