The use of Pulse Secure VPN Portal and client program ends today

Pulse Secure is a VPN Service that has been closed at the University of Oulu. It has enabled a secure connection to the university's network from outside the university. The service has been switched off on 16 March, 2023.

The closed services are:

A new portal has been introduced to replace the old VPN portal. You find it at

Also in the future, as before, you can use a secure VPN connection with a client program installed on your device. The recommended programs are OpenVPN and FortiClient.

More information and instructions: Remote desktops and VPN.

Originally the services were announced to end in January 2023: Pulse Secure VPN will be out of service after January. However, the users were given more time to switch to substitute services.

ICT Services is a unit of the University of Oulu and providing IT services for students and staff of the university and Oamk.

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Last updated: 16.3.2023