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External Network Connectivity
Virtual Private Network (VPN)

To access the campus network, you need to access through a VPN connection using your Computing ID and CWEM password.

  1. Set Up and Run a VPN Connection
  2. Applicable Areas :
    1. Student Hostels (ResNet)*
    2. Classrooms, Libraries and Public Areas (ClassNet)
    3. Public ISP connection (CUHKNet)
  3. What is VPN?
  4. Advantages of Using a VPN Connection
  5. Acceptable Policies and Guidelines
  6. Suspension of VPN/Web Access to Campus Network (when abundant abnormal network traffic is detected)

*VPN login for ResNet is totally replaced by web portal login. ResNet users can choose to run a VPN on top of web portal login for a secure Internet connection.


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