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Remote access using VPN


THere is a new openVPN server that allows your to connect to the internet as if it were part of the Observatory computer systems. The server is a standalone server to which you connect through an open vpn client. There are openvpn clients for the major operating systems:

You will need special .ovpn file to get access to VPN. Please request them at

Lorentz Institute

The Lorentz Institute offers its staff members* a VPN service for remote connections to the IL intranet. Apart from preserving users privacy, the IL VPN lets you access services that would otherwise be unavailable when working remotely. A use-case would be to access scientific journals contents using the Institute subscription.

Request your IL VPN access via

OSSupported Clients
GNU/Linux OpenVPN v2.3+
WindowsOpenVPN v2.3+
MacOS TunnelBlick
AndroidOpenVPN v2.3+

LION Physics

For the PHYSICS domain there is a separate Windows Based VPN server, that provides the same functionality as the OpenVPN example above, but is better geared to the Windows enviroment. Before you can setup a VPN connection you need to contact to obtain a Secret Key and have you PHYSICS account enabled for VPN use.

You can connect from:

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