The wireless networks available to university students and staff at Oamk

– July 20, 2018

On the Oamk campuses, you can typically find these three wireless networks: KK (=Oamk’s own network), Eduroam and panOULU. Always use KK when possible. That is the easiest option: You don’t need a VPN connection when you are already inside the Oamk’s own network. Oamk’s information security officer recommends you to use VPN if you use […]

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(suomi) Oamkin VDI-ympäristön kotikäyttö

– February 26, 2016

Sorry, this entry is only available in Finnish.

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VPN for students

– November 16, 2015

VPN connection VPN connection (Virtual Private Network) is a solution to reach a private network and its resources over public networks securely. In other words, as a student of OUAS you can reach your home directory at school also from your home, instead of e.g. having to move around your files with USB memory sticks. […]

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VPN connection using Global Protect (Palo Alto)

– November 16, 2015

If you are using any Apple products, Android devices or a Windows desktop, laptop or Microsoft Surface Pro, you should use Palo Alto’s Global Protect to create a VPN connection to OUAS network. Global Protect uses IPsec or SSL for protection, depending on the situation. Desktops and laptops (both Windows and Mac) Mac desktop/laptop: use […]

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Hola service (and similar) must not be used through OUAS IT systems or VPN servers

– June 4, 2015

Use of Hola free VPN service is prohibited in OUAS IT systems. There is serious risks when using Hola. Using Hola you disseminate other unknown Hola users telecommunication like a VPN proxy and lately there has been lots of discussion about deficiencies in data security of Hola network. Using Hola and other similar free-VPN services […]

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VPN Connection (staff’s guide)

– April 8, 2015

VPN connection VPN connection (Virtual Private Network) is a solution that enables the workers to reach the organizations network securely from the unsecure public network. This enables e.g. remote work from home or traveling. The VPN uses “virtual” connections that are routed through the Internet from the oraganization’s private network to the employee: Both parts […]

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VPN info for travellers and users of wireless networks

– February 6, 2014

In computer networks, the data is divided in smaller packets so the information can be transported. From these packets, it is possible to indicate where the packet is coming from and where it is going to. Information is very often available in plain language, and anyone along the transfer will be able to see the data as it […]

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