Understanding Cloud vs VPN

ALERT: DO NOT CONNECT TO THE VPN WHILE ON CAMPUS. This creates network issues. ALWAYS make sure to disconnect from the VPN when you are finished.

SECURE SERVICES (VPN OR SKYLAB)

The following services require you to connect to ESU's VPN or SkyLab to access them.

  • Banner Admin Pages / INB

  • OnBase (Unity Client)

  • W: / X: Drives

  • Point & Click

  • Sedna

  • Jabber

  • STARS

  • CRM Recruit

  • EMAS

  • Cognos (More Info)

  • CARS

  • AppWox

  • Oracle Client

  • Sharp

  • AMS

  • RuffaloCody

  • NCAA Athlete Eligibility

  • Plan with Ease (Retirement info)

  • Banner Time Clock Reporting

  • Clean Address

  • T2 Flex

 

All employees have access to the VPN by default. You do not need to request access. Students do not have access to the VPN.

 

 

How to Connect to VPN - Windows

 

How to Connect to VPN - Mac

 

How to Connect to SkyLab - Windows

 

How to Connect to SkyLab - Mac

 

Learn more about SkyLab

CLOUD SERVICES

The following services are publicly accessible and can be accessed via web browser or app (no VPN required)

  • Canvas

  • Zoom

  • Office 365 / Outlook

  • SharePoint Drive

  • OneDrive

  • Google Services / Google Drive

  • Panopto

  • Kaltura

  • OnBase (Web Client)

  • CampusLabs

  • Digication

  • ECSI (Student loans)

  • RAVE / Alertus

  • eMPERSON8r

  • Handshake

  • Maxient

  • SafeColleges

  • StarRez

  • TerraDotta

  • TouchNet Services

  • Library Catalog + Services

  • Academic Works

  • VoiceThread

  • Degree Works

  • Blackbaud

  • Course Evaluations/IDEA

  • MailChimp/JungleMail

  • Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Hornet Life

Office 365 and google Meet are public (no VPN needed) including :

  • Office 365 - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, including desktop versions

  • Office 365 - SharePoint Drive and OneDrive

  • Office 365 - Teams

  • Google - Gmail

  • Google - Drive

  • Google - Sheets, Docs, Meet

Hornet 365 and all related services are public (no VPN needed) including:

  • Hornet 365 role pages (students, faculty, employees)

  • Hornet TV

  • Hornet Announcements

  • IT + Web Support Services

  • Hornet Sites

For service requests, support and contacting the IT Help Desk

For university virtual events, Hornet TV, digital publications

For centralized access to university digital systems

For access to authenticated sites, SharePoint Office web apps, and OneDrive

For access to downloads, purchasing, logins, IT websites and promotional sites 

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