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Remote Access

Ames Laboratory Information Systems supports VPN for remotely accessing internal computers and network services. These are:

Once connected remotely to Ames Laboratory, Information Systems supports several means to connect with office and lab computers. These are explained in more detail in our FAQ: How do I get remote access to my office/lab computer.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Virtual private network is a technology that creates a network tunnel between your remote computer and the Ames Laboratory network. When you use this tunnel technology, your remote computer will automatically be assigned a unique network address specific to you. Using such a tunnel with a unique address makes it possible to allow remote connections to internal network resources such as the Wiki, central file server, office/lab computers, and instrument computers.

For more information, including setup instructions, please see these FAQs: