When is VPN required?
A VPN connection is required for any user wishing to connect to UNC network resources when outside of the UNC network (at home or off campus).
UNC network resources that required a VPN connection include:
- Personal and shared network directories/drives
- Remote desktop access
- Virtual Computing Lab
- Virtual Lab
- Connect Carolina
Setting Up a VPN Connection
View the VPN Knowledge Base Article (provided by UNC ITS) for information on installing, configuring, and connecting to the UNC VPN from computers and mobile devices. All SOE-owned computers already have the Cisco AnyConnect client installed and configured.
Note: User 2-Step Verification from Duo is required for connection to the UNC VPN.