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DirectAcccess, VPN, or neither – What do I need?

If you are using D2L or Office 365 (Email, Word, Excel etc., OneDrive, Teams, or BSU Email) you do NOT need either DirectAccess or VPN. Those will work from off BSU and NTC campuses regardless of your device or location.  DirectAccess allows connectivity for remote users to an organization’s network resources without the need for […]

How to disconnect from DirectAccess to connect to VPN to use ISRS?

DirectAccess allows connectivity for remote users to an organization’s network resources without the need for traditional Virtual Private Network (VPN). However, programs such as ISRS or MarketPlace do not work while connected to DirectAccess and to access these programs you will need to use VPN. Here is how you can disconnect from DirectAccess on your […]

Connecting to VPN at start up

If your computer is configured to connect to VPN before you login to it, all the necessary group policies will load your mapped network drives, etc. If you have DirectAccess set up on your machine these instructions will not work for you. You will need to refer to “How to disconnect from DirectAccess to connect […]

Connecting to BSU/NTC VPN from a Windows 10 staff or faculty computer

Connect to the BSU or NTC network using the installed Cisco AnyConnect VPN client on a Windows 10 staff or faculty computer.

Introduction to Microsoft Teams

What are Microsoft Teams and how do I get one?!