Accessing Detailed Information for a Particular VPN - Technical

Accessing VPN

Vpn / May 28, 2016

VPN EasyConnect does not require you to install any software on your computer. It is fast and simple to use, though there are some drawbacks:

  • EasyConnect does not work with the following resources:
  • Some database features may not work in the following:
  • ProQuest databases
  • PubMed
  • You cannot type URLs into your browser's address bar.
  • You cannot use bookmarks.
  • To use EasyConnect,

    1. Go to .
    2. Enter your Active Directory (AD) username and password.
    3. Select EasyConnect from the Group drop-down menu, and click Sign On.

      You can now access resources by typing a URL in the address field, like library.ucsd.edu.

    Proxy Server

    Campus ITS plans to discontinue the Proxy Server starting in July. Accessing library resources is still possible using the VPN - it is available now so you can switch immediately to using it. Check out our online guide if you need instructions for finding and removing the proxy settings. If you need instructions on setting up the VPN, please check out the campus'

    Source: library.ucsd.edu