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Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a network service used to establish a secure connection through an otherwise unsecured or untrusted network such as Internet in order to access SP's SPICE services. VPN is available to staff, students and authorized users who need to access SPICE services from remote.

Currently there are 4 different VPN groups available:
1.    2FA VPN for Staff SP furnished notebook
2.    VPN for Staff mobile device
3.    VPN for Student 
4.    VPN for Guest (authorized user)

 

The SPICE services available for each type of VPN group are summarised in the table below.

Item 2FA VPN FOR STAFF SP FURNISHED NOTEBOOK
(SPSTAFF)

VPN FOR STAFF MOBILE DEVICE
(STAFFMOBILE)

VPN FOR STUDENT

(SPSTUDENT)

VPN FOR GUEST

(SPGUEST)

User groups

All SP Staff

All SP Staff

All SP Student

   SP Staff, Part-Time/ Adjunct Lecturer and Authorized user)

SPICE services available
  • EASys
  • SAS for staff
  • Staff Portal
  • Staff Exchange Email
  • Staffdocs
  • Staffapps
  • IAMS
  • CMIS
  • Remote Desktop Service (RDS)
  • Government Intranet
  • Internet e-Services
  • EASys
  • SAS for staff
  • Staff Portal
  • Staff Exchange Email
  • Staffdocs
  • Staffapps
  • IAMS
  • CMIS
  • Remote Desktop Service (RDS)
  • Internet e-Services
  • License Server
  • P Drive
  • Internet e-Services
  • Remote Desktop Service (RDS
  • Internet services)
Type of Devices
  • SP Furnished Notebook Windows and Mac OS

Note:  VPN will check for Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) anti-virus software in your notebook before successful connection can be established

  • SP furnished mobile device
  • Student notebook and mobile device
  • Staff personal device
Access Security
  • Mobile phone number registered in EASys
  • SPICE User ID and Password (1st Factor)
  • One-Time Password (OTP) send via SMS to your mobile phone (2nd Factor)
  • SPICE User ID and Password
  • SPICE User ID and Password
  • SPICE User ID and Password

 

VPN Software required
  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client