The VPN software allows you not only to connect to CESGA in a secure way but also to access internal resources that you can not reach otherwise.

Installation: Windows/MacOS

Configuration: Windows/MacOS

  • Enter the following configuration options
  • Site: CESGA-VPN (already pre-configured)
    Username: enter your username (eg. uscfajlc)
    Password: enter your password
  • If requested, for "Login Option Selection" choose "HPC (Default)"

Installation: Linux

  • Install the snx client:
    wget http://bigdata.cesga.es/files/snx
    chmod a+x snx
  • Install the dependencies:
    sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386; sudo apt update                               
    sudo apt install libaudit1:i386 libbsd0:i386 libc6:i386 \
    libcap-ng0:i386 libgcc-s1:i386 libpam0g:i386 libstdc++5:i386 \
    libx11-6:i386 libxau6:i386 libxcb1:i386 libxdmcp6:i386
  • Connect to the VPN:
    sudo ./snx -s secure.cesga.es -u my_username
  • If needed, you can disconnect with: sudo ./snx -d

More information

  • For more information on how to install the VPN check the corresponding section of the Big Data User's Guide