Virtual Private Network (VPN)

What does it mean?

A VPN is a private, closed data network that makes use of an underlying public network, such as the Internet. VPN gives you secure access to protected ICT facilities from anywhere in the world.

VPN is intended to allow home workers (who already have an internet connection, but do not have a TU IP address for this purpose) to access certain services that are normally only available from a TU Delft location.

The VPN connection uses a secure and encrypted connection between the current workstation of the user and the ICT infrastructure of the TU Delft.

It provides access to many resources of the TU Delft for example: online access to the university library, connection to license servers or internal websites and security Open Wi-Fi (e.g. in the train or at the airport).

How does it work?

Use your NetID to connect with the VPN. The manual describes how to connect to the VPN client software.