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The Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides a secure way for off-campus WCMC users to access restricted internal resources.
There are two forms of VPN available:
- WebVPN: This is available to all WCMC faculty, staff, and students, as well as residents at NYP's east campus, who need to access WCMC resources and sites when they are offsite. It is preferable to traditional VPN services because software does not need to be installed, making it an easy and secure way to access WCMC resources anywhere you have an Internet connection. WebVPN can be accessed by logging in with your CWID and password at webvpn.med.cornell.edu.
- VPN client: VPN offers the same access to WCMC resources that WebVPN does, but it requires software installation on your computer by an ITS technician. Access to the VPN client is limited; if you have questions about this service, contact the Service Desk.
You will be able to remotely access to web-based resources that are only accessible from within the WCMC network. A few examples include:
- Weill Cornell Medical Library
- Physician Organization Profile System (POPS)
- WCMC Intranet
- Weill Business Gateway
Users requiring a secure internet connection to access internal WCMC resources must have a VPN tunnel in order to gain access. WebVPN is accessible to anyone with a CWID and password.