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Off-Campus Access to ECS Resources via the CSUS VPN

What's a VPN, why do I need to use it?

A VPN is a Virtual Private Network. It creates a secure, encrypted tunnel from your system anywhere in the world to the campus internal network. Some ECS resources are not available outside of the campus internal network so you will need to connect to the campus network using the CSUS VPN.

You can find VPN clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux here.

The CSUS GlobalProtect Client requires your CSUS credentials and will soon require two-factor authentication via Duo. However, once you are connected to the CSUS VPN, due to the ongoing ECS IRT Alignment Project, ECS systems may or may not require CSUS credentials.

List Of ECS Servers And Labs That Require A CSUS VPN Connection

ServerWhich Login Credentials do I Use?Notes
hydra.ecs.csus.eduECSWindows Remote Desktop Server Cluster
All remote lab machines accessed via SassafrasCSUS
New Moodle ServerCSUS
ECS Linux Servers (Olympia, Thea, etc.)ECS

List Of Resources That Do Not Require A CSUS VPN Connection

ResourceWhich Login Credentials do I Use?Notes
ZoomCSUS or download the client
Microsoft Office ProductsCSUS

Updated 9/10/20