Accessing ITAS Infrastructure from Outside of Classrooms

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) tunnel into the ITAS network is in place. This will allow user access from outside of the ITAS network to ITAS resources such as the development server ( and student VMware ESXi servers.

Instructions for connecting to the VPN can be found in a knowledgebase article at

!!! WARNING !!!

While connected to the ITAS VPN, users must use technology resources in ways that uphold all federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations.

Users are required to meet expectations and standards of professional and ethical behaviour that go beyond the requirements of law.

VIU Policy 45.01 Use of Information Technology applies at all times while connected to the ITAS VPN.