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Intranet Access for Faculty, Staff, and Students

The Naval Postgraduate School Intranet is restricted to faculty, staff, and students who have an NPS user account.  To view the Intranet site, valid users must connect from within the internal NPS network or remotely by using one of the following applications.

If you have any issues with connecting to the Intranet, please contact the Technology Assistance Center.

 

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NPS CloudLab

 

NPS CloudLab is the best method to access a wide variety of popular applications and web services via Windows virtual desktop. NPS CloudLab only requires a web browser and an internet connection.

Using NPS CloudLab you will be able to access various internal websites/applications including, but not limited to, NPS Intranet, Matlab, Python, SharePoint, Student Muster, and Student Opinion Forms (SOFs).

To use NPS CloudLab:

  1. Visit https://cloudlab.nps.edu
  2. Select CloudLab HTML Access for online virtual desktop OR
  3. Select Install CloudLab Client to download VMware client (Windows or Mac) or mobile application (iOS, Android)
  4. Enter your NPS "User Name" and "Password" then click "Login"

These applications and services are delivered instantly to users via any computer or mobile device connected to a network at any location on or off campus.

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Virtual Private Network

 
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) creates a secure connection to the NPS internal network.
 
NPS supports connections from the Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect (SSL) VPN client, and from the GlobalProtect VPN (IPSec) client. GlobalProtect uses Duo Security's two-factor authentication to connect.
 
Either client will allow you to:
Access internal websites/applications including, but not limited to, the Intranet, Python, Student Muster, and Student Option Forms.
Map network drives (including your "H" drive).
Remote desktop over to computers located on campus.
 
Since your remote computer will be connected to the NPS network, it must meet our security requirements. Operating system security patches must be applied, and anti-virus software must be installed and kept up to date.
 
The Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect client allows you to connect your home computer to the NPS network. Many handheld devices, including the iPad and iPhone, have native support for the GlobalProtect VPN (IPSec) Client. Below are the pages to instructions and information regarding Duo and GlobalProtect (SSL and IPSec). NPS Login is required to access these pages.
 
 

 

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Intranet Access

Connect to the Intranet if you are on campus or once you have connected via one of the remote access methods above. Frequently used services and links are provided below.