Information Technology and Services (ITS) provides members of the Syracuse University community with access to software downloads. Below is a table of software available through the ITS Website.
Syracuse University licensed software will require that you authenticate with your NetID and password or one assigned by ITS. If you require software downloads for your off-campus computer, please refer to the process for Staff Remote Access.
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|SURA Remote Access Tool (188.8.131.52)||Windows 7, 8.1 & 10|
SURA provides secure remote access to Syracuse University computing resources. It both installs and configures the SU VPN connection as well as maps network drives/printers, makes remote desktop connections, and simplifies OWA email access
Required reading Federal export law and VPN software.
|SURA combines many technologies that allow remote access to campus computing resources. As such, not all resources are available to all users. Those with questions as to the level of access SURA provides should contact their local support staff.|
|MAC OS X 10.6+ (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite) VPN Setup Tool||VPN setup for Mac OS X 10.6+ (Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite)||Faculty, Staff, Student|
|Linux VPN Client||Linux||0.9.6 release of a Linux VPN client for connections to the Syracuse University VPN. The current release offers support for Ubuntu 7.10, 8.04, 8.10 and Fedora Core 9 distributions only. Newer versions of Linux are not supported.||Faculty, Staff, Student|
|PuTTY Secure Shell Client||Windows||Desktop application providing secure communication and file transfer services.||Faculty, Staff, Student|
Note: MAC OS X and Linux users should use their native SSH client.