Information Technology: Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Type: 
Procedure
Category: 
Technology
Department: 
Information Technology
Phone: 
(541) 463-3355
Primary Contact: 
Bill Schuetz
Contact Email: 
Responsible Executive Authority: 
Chief Information Officer
Purpose: 

The purpose of this procedure is to document the steps required to request and establish a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection to the Lane network.

Narrative: 

Purpose

The purpose of this procedure is to document the steps required to request and establish a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection to the Lane network.

Process

  1. Send access requests to the Chief Information Officer.
  2. Requests may be for a Lane employee or a non-employee with a college business related need for access.
  3. Requests must be initiated by a Lane manager.
  4. Requests should include the reason for requesting VPN access and the anticipated duration of the need.
  5. Requests must include a statement that the off-site workstation is virus free, has current anti-malware (virus, spyware, firewall, etc.) software installed and receives regular operating system updates.
  6. Once the AVP for IT approves a request, Network Services will complete the VPN set up.

Annual Review and Renew

  1. For security reasons, all VPN connections will be terminated during summer term each year.
  2. Information Technology will send out email one month prior to terminating VPN connections.
  3. Anyone who continues to need access must submit a new request.

See also Virtual Private Network policy.

Date Adopted: 
Sunday, July 1, 2007
Date Last Reviewed: 
Sunday, July 1, 2007