Virtual Private Network (VPN)
What is a VPN?
A VPN is a method of connecting to a private network (UNF’s network) by way of a public network (the Internet) securely. A VPN connection is not needed to read email.
UNF requires users to validate their identity using two-factor authentication (powered by Duo). If you have not yet set this up, visit this page to register before installing the FortiClient software.
The instructions for setting up a VPN connection using FortiClient are below.
Start by going to vpn.unf.edu and logging in using your UNF credentials and validating your identity using two-factor authentication (powered by Duo).
Q: The VPN didn’t connect and told me that I’m not authorized to use the service.
A: Duo 2FA is required to use the VPN. Please enroll and ensure that your settings are correct at https://mfa.unf.edu.
Q: My FortiClient connection progress stops at 45%
A: Please check your phone for the Duo push notification. If you are a Duo Token or Code user, you must enter your password at the VPN login prompt as Password,Code – Example: BigSwoopingOsprey,652452