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Brookhaven Lab Virtual Private Network (VPN)

In order to use this service you need internet connectivity, an RSA SecurID token, and a Cisco VPN Client. This service is limited to BNL employees only.

The VPN service allows BNL employees secure remote access to the Brookhaven internal network through their own personal Internet Service Provider, so that it appears as if their home computer is right on the BNL internal network.

Service Requirements

You must have some form of high bandwidth network connectivity. Known local carriers which work with the BNL Cisco VPN service include Optimum Online, Verizon DSL and FIOS services. You should be able to connect to the BNL campus from any off-site location.

In order to utilize this service, users' must have a RSA SecurID token and a properly configured VPN client software on their computer.

Desktop Cisco VPN Client

The Desktop Cisco VPN Client allows remote users to securely access the Brookhaven internal network through their own personal Internet Service Provider, so that it appears as if their home computer is right on the BNL internal network.