Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service
State of Connecticut
Department of Information Technology
101 East River Drive
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108
DAS/BEST provides secure virtual private network (VPN) access to more than 2,6O0 state agency customers throughout the state. Remote connectivity methods include dial-up, ISDN, DSL, cable and wireless. Please visit the IT Security VPN Website for additional information including Key FOB pick up hours, etc.
Security on any computer system is a high priority, especially when the system involves multiple users. Sharing of your State of CT access credentials and VPN tokens with anyone is prohibited.
How to Request VPN Access
New customers may request VPN access services using our convenient online form. Existing customers can also use this form for assistance, including additions, removals, and changes.
Select here to access the forms page and select "VPN/RNAS Access form."
Download VPN Client Software
VPN client software is required to use the service. This sofware supports Win98, Win2000, WinME, WinXP, Vista, and Windows 7. DAS/BEST customers are advised that there may be a possible issue when upgrading to the Nortel Clent (NVC) V08_01 and above. Please read the Software Bulletin 2008009197 for details: ftp://ftp.state.ct.us/pub/vpn/024249-01.pdf.
Please Note: The DAS/BEST Customers should un-install the current VPN Client version and reboot the PC prior to installing the new VPN Client. Use one of the appropriate links below to download the appropriate version of the VPN Client for your operating system:
To determine what version Windows you are running:
Open System by clicking the Start button
click Control Panel,
click System and Maintenance,
Under System, you can view the system type.
To download the VPN Client Software for WinXP, WinVista and Win7 please select the appropriate link below for your system type:
To download the VPN Client Software for WinXP, WinVista, Win7 and Win8 please select the appropriate link below for your system type: