UTD VPN

Need help? Contact the Help Desk at 972-883-2911 or assist@utdallas.edu

Once connected to the VPN, you will be able to:

PC Instructions

  1. Open your preferred web browser and go to http://utdvpn.utdallas.edu
    • Enter your NetID and Password.
    • Choose either Windows or UNIX from the Home Folder Server dropdown.
      Note: If you are not sure which server your Home Folder is on, choose UNIX.

    Then click Sign In.

  2. In the Client Application Sessions section, click Start, next to Network Connect.
  3. The application’s digital signature has been verified. Do you want to run the application?

    Click Run.


  4. Do you want to download, install, and/or execute software from the following server?

    Click Always.


The VPN client will now be downloaded and installed. Once complete, the connection will be established. You can check the status of your connection, or disconnect, by right-clicking the yellow lock icon in your system tray.

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Apple iOS Instructions

  1. Download and install the Junos Pulse App. When finished, open it.
  2. The first time you open it, you will have to scroll down and choose Accept.
  3. Click Enable.
  4. Choose Configuration and select Add new configuration.
  5. Enter the following into the information fields:
    • Name: UTD VPN
    • URL: utdvpn.utdallas.edu/iphone
    • Username: Your NetID
    • Leave the rest blank and click Save.
  6. Click Connect and wait for your phone to authorize.
  7. Fill in the information boxes with your NetID and password and choose Sign In.
  8. You will now be connected to the UTD network via the Junos Pulse VPN client.

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Android Instructions

  1. Download and install the Junos Pulse App. When finished, open it.
  2. The first time you open it, you will have to scroll down and touch Accept.

  3. Click Add Connection.
  4. Enter the details as followed:
    • Connection Name: UTD (or anything you want)
    • Url: utdvpn.utdallas.edu
    • When finished, press Create Connection.

  5. Press the back button on your phone.
  6. Touch Connect.
  7. You may receive a warning box about a VPN connection. As this is what we are trying to do, please touch the box for I trust this application. And touch OK.
  8. You should see the UTD VPN login page. Enter your NetID and password and touch Sign In.
  9. After waiting a few moments (it may take a while if your internet connection is slow), you should see a key icon in the status bar of your phone. This means that you are connected.


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