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The VPN (Virtual Private Networking) service
allows you to access restricted areas of WHOInet over dialup or
higher-speed Internet connections. The VPN is also required when
using the Atlantic wireless network.
Remote Access System (RAS) is a dialup (PPP)
service that allows you to access WHOInet without being at WHOI.
This privilege allows you to check your WHOI email, view internal
web sites, print directly to WHOI printers, etc.
Both of these services require a
Additional software is also needed for
If you just need access to your email while away from WHOI, you
may wish to use Webmail.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the CIS
Helpdesk at x2439.