VPN split tunneling at IU

As of March 24, 2020, Indiana University's SSL VPN employs split tunneling for most users. With split tunneling, only network traffic to IU IP address space is routed through the encrypted VPN. This lessens the load on the VPN service and allows for more concurrent users.

  • Implementation of VPN split tunneling may affect your off-campus access to non-IU scholarly databases and journals, such as JSTOR. Because split tunneling routes external (non-IU) traffic outside the VPN, your connection will appear to the provider as coming from a device outside the IU network; consequently, you will be denied access to resources that are reserved for IU users.

    Whether you're connected to the VPN or not, you can access IU databases and journals via your campus library's website.

  • Split tunneling is not used for the IU Groups VPN.
  • Full tunneling is available for VPN users who require it. To request full tunneling, contact Campus Network Engineering. Note that full tunneling will not change access to library resources; see Access IUB, IUPUI, IUPUC, or IUFW library resources from off campus.

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