Using the Syracuse University Remote Access (SURA) utility
SURA is a tool that automatically configures a Windows personal computer to securely connect to University resources via VPN. SURA can be used instead of the older Windows VPN configuration tool. Using SURA will allow you to:
* Your access to certain SURA functions may vary based on to your role at Syracuse University and your individual access privileges granted to you by your home department.
Anyone with an active Syracuse University NetID account and a Windows 7, Windows XP or Vista computer may use SURA. Please note that Microsoft's .NET 2.0 framework must be present on your remote Windows XP computer for SURA operate correctly.
The SURA utility can be downloaded from the ITS Downloads Web page.
It gives students, faculty, and staff secure access to the data they need when and where they need it.
** A new version of the SURA (SU Remote Access) VPN utility has been released as of July 7 2016. Please update your SURA by downloading the latest version from http://sura.syr.edu website. Documentation is available on Answers: http://answers.syr.edu.
Last Updated: 08/31/16