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The most common of such services are connecting to disk shares or special servers. To access your files on your home directory (U: Drive) you can follow [http://wiki.science.ru.nl/cncz/Diskruimte this procedure].
 
The most common of such services are connecting to disk shares or special servers. To access your files on your home directory (U: Drive) you can follow [http://wiki.science.ru.nl/cncz/Diskruimte this procedure].
  
For the use of the [http://www.ru.nl/ub University library] one does not need VPN, because the library has a proxy website, which can be used from anywhere on the Internet after logging in with your [http://www.ru.nl/wachtwoord RU-password].
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For the use of the [http://www.ru.nl/ub University library] one does not need VPN, because the library has a proxy website, which can be used from anywhere on the Internet after logging in with your [http://www.ru.nl/wachtwoord RU-password].
  
 
Examples of installation and configuration of the VPN:
 
Examples of installation and configuration of the VPN:
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To use this VPN server you will need an [[studenten_login_|account]] with password for the Faculty of Science. Visit [http://diy.science.ru.nl/ DIY] (Do It Yourself).  
 
To use this VPN server you will need an [[studenten_login_|account]] with password for the Faculty of Science. Visit [http://diy.science.ru.nl/ DIY] (Do It Yourself).  
 
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== SSH SOCKS-Proxy to access journals (linux) ==
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There is a convenient alternative to VPN or the UB proxy website described above
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to access online journals from anywhere. With [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Shell SSH]
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one can start a so called SOCKS Proxy-server, which can be used by web-browsers.
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* Login to your FNWI account with ssh:
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  ssh -D 8942 lilo3.science.ru.nl      # (or any other login-server)
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  (Enter password if required)
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The -D flag starts "dynamic" application-level portforwarding. The port number
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(here 8942) can be any number above 1024 and below 65536. If a port is already
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in use by another process try a different number.
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* Tell the web browser to use the server. In Firefox:
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  * Edit - Preferences - Advanced - Settings
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  * Select "Manual proxy configuration"
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  * SOCKS Host: localhost      Port: 8942
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  * Select SOCKS v5
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  * OK
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If you now go to a journal website i.e., [http://scitation.aip.org J. Chem. Phys.],
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you should see "Your access is provided by: Universiteitsbibliotheek" and
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you should have to same access as from within the Radboud universty domain.
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Revision as of 02:57, 28 January 2014

VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection

  • C&CZ manages a VPN server, which makes it possible for all users to gain secure/encrypted access to the network with their username/password. The computer at home (or anywhere on the Internet) becomes a part of the campus network. In this way users can get access to services that are normally only accessible from computers on campus.

The most common of such services are connecting to disk shares or special servers. To access your files on your home directory (U: Drive) you can follow this procedure.

For the use of the University library one does not need VPN, because the library has a proxy website, which can be used from anywhere on the Internet after logging in with your RU-password.

Examples of installation and configuration of the VPN:

Note: users of F-secure need to change the Firewall configuration to lift blocking of GRE.

To use this VPN server you will need an account with password for the Faculty of Science. Visit DIY (Do It Yourself).

SSH SOCKS-Proxy to access journals (linux)

There is a convenient alternative to VPN or the UB proxy website described above to access online journals from anywhere. With SSH one can start a so called SOCKS Proxy-server, which can be used by web-browsers.

  • Login to your FNWI account with ssh:
 ssh -D 8942 lilo3.science.ru.nl       # (or any other login-server)
 (Enter password if required)

The -D flag starts "dynamic" application-level portforwarding. The port number (here 8942) can be any number above 1024 and below 65536. If a port is already in use by another process try a different number.

  • Tell the web browser to use the server. In Firefox:
 * Edit - Preferences - Advanced - Settings
 * Select "Manual proxy configuration"
 * SOCKS Host: localhost      Port: 8942
 * Select SOCKS v5
 * OK

If you now go to a journal website i.e., J. Chem. Phys., you should see "Your access is provided by: Universiteitsbibliotheek" and you should have to same access as from within the Radboud universty domain.