Using SSL-VPN

This page explains how to get off-campus access to the Tokyo Institute of Technology network over SSL-VPN.

  • Disable the Pop-up Blocker.
  • Electronic journals are accessible to full-time instructors, part-time instructors, and students only. You cannot use an Access card to access electronic journals.
  • Note that the system will apply usage restrictions if it detects file conversion software transmissions while the connection is active.

Contents

  1. Supported operating systems/browsers
  2. Procedures for Windows
  3. Procedures for macOS
  4. Ports that can be used for an SSL-VPN connection

1. Supported operating systems/browsers

Operating System (OS) Browser Notes
Windows 7, 8, 10 Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox Edge(Windows10) is not supported*
macOS Safari, Chrome, Firefox May not be supported depending on OS versions

*Edge is not available. Please use IE; Start>All applications>Windows Accessories
IEアイコン IE (Available) Edgeアイコン Edge (Not Available)

2. Procedures for Windows

*Note that the pictures would be different from actual ones.
  1. Click the "Campus Network SSL-VPN" button which is located under General Systems in the menu.
    リソースメニュー画面
  2. Then, you will see a password prompt. Re-enter your password here which is used for logging into the Portal.
    パスワード入力画面
  3. When you see the menu like the following picture, click "Network-Access-XXXXXX".
    ネットワークアクセス
  4. If you use this feature for the first time, you will need to install the necessary plugins.
    Please click "Download".
    コンポーネントのインストール
    Click the "Run" and "Continue" buttons as following the instructions.
    インストール画面1
    インストール画面2
    When the installation completes, please click "Click here".
    インストール画面3
    Click the "Allow" button as following the instruction.
    インストール画面4
    Please click "Add this site to...".
    インストール画面5
  5. When you see the "Connected" message at the top left corner of the screen, your connection is complete.
    *Do not close this display window until you are done with your SSL-VPN connection.
    To access electronic journals, use a new window (or tab) to open the library website (http://www.libra.titech.ac.jp/).
    接続状況確認画面
  6. When you finish using SSL-VPN connection, click the "Disconnect" button at the top right corner of the screen.
    終了

3. Procedures for macOS

*Note that the pictures would be different from actual ones.
  1. Click the "Campus Network SSL-VPN" button which is located under General Systems in the menu.
    リソースメニュー画面
  2. Then, you will see a password prompt. Re-enter your password here which is used for logging into the Portal.
    パスワード入力画面
  3. When you see the menu like the following picture, click "Network-Access-XXXXXX".
    ネットワークアクセス
  4. Click the "Start" button if you use this feature for the first time.
    Start
    Click the "Download" button and run "mac_f5vpn.pkg".
    インストール画面1
    インストール画面2
    インストール画面3
    Click the "Continue" and "Install" buttons as following the instructions.
    インストール画面4
    インストール画面5
    Please enter the password which is used for logging into Mac.
    インストール画面6
    Click the "Close" button as following the instruction.
    インストール画面7
    When the installation is done, please click "Click here".
    インストール画面8
  5. Click the "Allow" button as following the instruction.
    許可
  6. Choose "Always allow VPN connection from this site".
    セキュリティの警告
  7. When you see the "Connected" message at the top left corner of the screen, your connection is complete.
    *Do not close this display window until you are done with your SSL-VPN connection.
    To access electronic journals, use a new window (or tab) to open the library website (http://www.libra.titech.ac.jp/).
    接続状況確認画面
  8. When you finish using SSL-VPN, click the "Disconnect" button at the top right corner of the screen.
    終了

3. Ports that can be used for an SSL-VPN connection

The ports that can be currently used for an SSL-VPN connection are as follows.

Protocol Port
TCP 22
TCP 25
TCP 80
TCP 443
TCP 465
TCP 993
TCP 995

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Updated: April 1, 2020
Created by: The Authentication Infrastructure System Team

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