What Services Use VPN?


What Requires VPN? ​What Does Not Require VPN?
​Printing to UTSA network printers ​Email access via Outlook Web Access (OWA)
​Network shared drives (I: & S:) ​All Office 365 applications [OneDrive for Business, SharePoint, Skype for Business]
​Remote desktop ​Blackboard Learn
​Adminstrative systems such as InSight, Banner, Define, and departmental applications ​ASAP
​Virus Protection Definition Updates [Microsoft System Endpoint Protection] ​UT Direct
​Back-up your computer profile when away from campus [CrashPlan Pro Enterprise] ​UTShare / PeopleSoft
​Windows Updates managed by OIT when away from campus


*For information on whether a specific local departmental application needs a VPN connection, please contact your local office administrative assistant, ITA, or OITConnect.

Note: Faculty and staff using AirRowdy to connect DO NOT need to use VPN while on campus.

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