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myVPN & EZproxy: Improved Access to Library Resources Coming Soon

In a communiqué to library staff recently, Rue Ramirez, AUL Library Systems & Information Technology/Technical Services, talked about the forthcoming developments in remote access authentication which will serve Library users better. “The introduction of the myVPN service is important because … Continue reading

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EZproxy Changes: New Server/New Login Screen

As you have probably noticed, EZproxy has had a shake up. You may have become aware of the changes after you hit a “Click Here” for passwords or authentication and received an error message. Or a database became temporarily unavailable. … Continue reading

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RSVPN: *The Official Word*

We have been fielding many RSVPN (one of two off-campus, CWL-authenticated connections to the Library’s eResources) emails at lib-ejhelp. You’ve been frustrated by RSVPN’s unstable performance (or non-performance). So have we. Here is the official word on the RSVPN state … Continue reading

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ebrary Reader: Avoid RSVPN

Hope everyone has had a look at the ebrary ebooks and the new reader. For those connecting from off campus, RSVPN [see larger post above] is not an option at the moment. Both the QuickView and the ebrary Reader display … Continue reading

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OvidSP: Access *UPDATE*

Ovid is now connecting from all machines that it should connect from now. Some hospital branches had problems as well, but word has come in that they are OK now [except for RSVPN issues, see above]. Direct as many positive … Continue reading

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RSVPN & Some Journals: Server Unavailable Message *UPDATE*

EGADS! Sadly, this problem seems a little deeper. RSVPN is not connecting into some databases/journals. This is proving tricky to solve. For those that can, please try the VPN connection (see link in message below). For those that can’t (some … Continue reading

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VPN, RSVPN: But am I really connected?

A patron swears they are connected to VPN or RSVPN at home, but they still can’t access a database. To see if they are really connected, have them go to CMYIP (see my IP). The IP address for VPN should … Continue reading

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RSVPN re-boot

FYI: “RSVPN failover unit will be rebooted twice, during the following windows: Friday December 5th, 6-8am Saturday December 6th, 6-8am It is very unlikely that this will affect the RSVPN service…” Uh huh. But be aware, just in case.

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