On this page you can find the explanation on how to make a secure VPN-connection to the Howest-network You need a VPN-connection to consult certain databases of the library from a remote location.
You can only use this VPN-connection as a student or staff member of Howest.
Start the Forticlient VPN through the Windows start menu or MacOS Spotlight/launchpad
Click on “Configure VPN” to set up the connection.
In the next menu, select “SSL-VPN”.
- At “Connection Name” you may enter Howest VPN.
- At “Remote Gateway” enter this address: sslvpn.howest.be
- Under Authentication you can check “Save login” to have your Howest-account automatically filled in on your next logon
- Then click on Save to save the connection.