VPN Client

To access the uOttawa network from home

  • On campus only, download and install the appropriate VPN client below,  either onto your laptop or onto a USB key for transfer to your desktop at home. OR
  • Buy the CD from the Cosmos Computer Store, located in the University Bookstore, for $6 (the VPN client and anti-virus are bundled on one CD), and install the VPN client on your home desktop or laptop.

Enter your login credentials

Login Credentials: Employees
Username: "E" followed by your employee number without the leading '100' (ex. E123456)
Password: InfoWeb password in UPPERCASE

VPN Client for Windows 8 Ent./Windows 7/Vista/XP

Terms of use

Cost: Free 
Who can use it: Faculty, staff and students
Where it can be installed: Personal computers
License period: N/A
System requirements: VPN Client V 5.0.07 (CF & EN) valid for Windows 8 Ent., Windows 7, Vista, and XP-Home Edition
More Details: Installing the VPN Client for Windows

VPN Client for Mac OS

Terms of use

Mac OS 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9

Cost: Free 
Who can use it: Faculty, staff and students
Where it can be installed: Personal computers
License period: N/A
System requirements: Configure built-in VPN client with profile information provided for Mac OS 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9
More Details: Installing the VPN Client for Mac OS 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9

Terms of use

Mac OS 10.4 or 10.6

Cost: Free 
Who can use it: Faculty, staff and students
Where it can be installed: Personal computers
License period: N/A
System requirements: VPN Client 4.9.01.0100 for Mac OS 10.4 and up. This version will also work on newer Intel-based Macs.
More Details: Installing the VPN Client for Apple Mac

Terms of use

Mac 10.2 or 10.3

Cost: free 
Who can use it: Faculty, staff and students
Where it can be installed: Personal computers
License period: N/A
System requirements: VPN Client for Mac OS 10.3 or 10.2 only. This version will not work on Mac OS 10.4 
More Details: Installing the VPN Client for Apple Mac

VPN Client for Linux

Terms of use

Cost: Free 
Who can use it: Faculty, staff and students
Where it can be installed: Personal computers
License period: N/A
System requirements: Linux
More Details: Instructions for Linux VPN Client

VPN Profiles for iPhone and iPad

Terms of use

Cost: Free 
Who can use it: Faculty, staff and students
Where it can be installed: iPhone and iPad
License period: N/A
System requirements: iPhone or iPad

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