University of South Florida VPN

For Linux, the Juniper Network Connect client has been deprecated

VPN connectivity can be accomplished through use of the Pulse Secure Client for Linux. Currently only Centos/RHEL and Debian/Ubuntu flavors of Linux are supported by the client

Installing Pulse Secure Client

    1. For Debian/Ubuntu:
      1. Click here to download the client installer
      2. In a terminal type:
         sudo dpkg -i <path to installer>
    2. For Centos/RHEL:
      1. Click here to download the client installer
      2. In a terminal type:
         rpm -ivh <path to installer>
  1. Upon completion of the install, type:
    /usr/local/pulse/PulseClient.sh install_dependency_packages
  2. You should now have Pulse Secure Client installed and can run the client from your applications menu.

Using the Pulse Secure Client

  1. The first time you run the client, you will need to add the USF vpn connection.
    1. Click the plus sign to add a connection
    2. Enter "USF VPN" for the Name
    3. Enter "https://vpn.usf.edu" for the URL
    4. Click "Save"
  2. Click "connect" and provide your NetID and Password to connect