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Reminder: Old UNB VPN (Pulse Secure) being shut down on Nov. 27

Author: IT Service Desk

Posted on Nov 19, 2019

Category: News and Notices

UNB’s old Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution - Pulse Secure - is being shut down on Nov. 27, 2019. After this date, the Pulse Secure desktop client, mobile app and web app (accessed via the myUNB Portal) will no longer be available. 

For continued VPN access, please download UNB’s new VPN (FortiClient)

What is a VPN?

UNB’s Virtual Private Network (or VPN for short) provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files even when you’re not on campus.

Why should I use UNB’s VPN? 

  • It’s secure – The VPN adds an extra layer of security to your Wi-Fi connections, making it harder for hackers and cybercriminals to gain access to your device, accounts and information. 
  • It’s convenient – Once you have the VPN client downloaded (this is a one-time step), connecting is easy – just enter your UNB login ID and password and you’ll have access to UNB IT resources just as if you were on campus. 
  • It’s free –You can use UNB’s secure VPN for free on all your devices as long as you are a faculty, staff or student at UNB.

Learn more 

For more information on UNB’s VPN, visit http://go.unb.ca/vpn

If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at:

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Email Address: itservicedesk@unb.ca