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Remote File Access

Access from off-campus or from wireless (UMASSD) must be made through a VPN connection. Please visit http://www.umassd.edu/cits/wireless/vpn/ for VPN setup.

VPN connection:
Installing and Configuring VPN for Windows, Mac and Linux:
VPN server to connect to is

If you have trouble getting the VPN setup to work, contact IT Services for Students at
itstudentcenter@umassd.edu (508-999-8884).

ssh, secure shell may be used for interactive sessions
sftp secure ftp may be used for file transfer

Tunnelier, a windows client free for individual use is available for download from:

included are both an ssh and sftp client


set Host to portal.ece.umassd.edu (
set Username to your UMASSD username (this must be entered as all lowercase letters)
set Initial method to keyboard-interactive

U: \home\username
Z: \ENG-share\username
M: \class