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VPN Connection

SSL VPN (Secure Sockets Layer Virtual Private Network) allows users to remotely access restricted network resources via a secure and authenticated pathway by encrypting all network traffic and giving the appearance that the user is on the local network, regardless of geographic location of the user.

Compatibility Matrix

Supported platform Installation of software client (Pulse Secure)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit) IE : Automatic or manual
Other browsers : manual only
Microsoft Windows 8 (32 and 64-bit) IE : Automatic or manual
Other browsers : manual only
Microsoft Windows 10 (32 and 64-bit) Download and install from Microsoft Store
MacOS 10.8 or above Safari: Automatic or manual
Other browsers: Manual only
iOS 7.0 or above Download and install from App Store
Android 4.2 or above Download and install from Google Play

Other computer/mobile platforms not specified in the above table are not official supported

Lingnan SSL VPN is available for staff members and students of the University.

If you are using IE on Windows 7/8 OR Safari on macOS, the VPN software client can be downloaded, installed and configured automatically by clicking the [Start] button after logging in either one of the following links : (for staff) OR (for students)

On other computer platforms, please download and install the corresponding software client installer on this page:

On mobile devices, please search and install "Pulse Secure" from App Store (for iOS) or Google Play Store (for Android). Input one of the following URLs to add new connection in the Configuration page: (for staff) OR (for students)

Logon to the VPN services with your Lingnan username and password.

User Guides

Please refer to ITSC VPN installation guides, where you can find out how to use the service.