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Network Connect FAQ

Why should I use Network Connect?

Juniper’s Network Connect client allows remote access on various platforms.  Network Connect does require java to be installed prior.

How do I  connect to Vanderbilt with Network Connect?

Initially you will need to connect to https://vpn.mc.vanderbilt.edu

How do I launch Network Connect without connecting to the https://vpn.mc.vanderbilt.edu website?

To launch Network Connect after you install it the first time, do the following:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Windows 8: On the Start screen, click Network Connect.
    • Windows 7/Vista/XP: Click Start > All Programs > Juniper Networks > Network Connect > Network Connect.
  2. The Network Connect window will appear.
  3. Enter your VUnetID and password.
  4. Click Sign In.

To launch Network Connect after configuring it, do the following:

  1. Double-click Macintosh HD > Applications.
  2. Double-click Network Connect.
  3. Scroll down to locate the login area.
  4. Enter your VUnetID and password.
  5. Click Sign In.

What OS’s are supported by Network Connect?

Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows 32 bit are fully supported.  Windows Vista is compatible and best effort support.

Mac OSX 10.6.8 and later are fully supported.


Last Modified: 2014-01-20