What group should I use for AnyConnect VPN?

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Two group options exist when connecting to AnyConnect: General-Use and Library-Resources, and there are some differences to be aware of to choose the best option for your needs.

Library Resources V P N login screen


The below table reflects the differences between the two groups.



  General-Use Library-Resources
Access to University system resources (Banner, Travel & Expense Management (TEM), etc) Yes Yes
Access to Departmental resources (Remote desktop to office computer, file shares, etc) Yes No
Access to UIC Library resources Most, with login required. Full-text articles via Google Scholar, JSTOR or PubMed are not available Yes
Your network connection flows through UIC's network Only for access to UIC resources (i.e. streaming Netflix does not go through the VPN) All traffic


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