Connecting From Home

Faculty & Staff can connect to their office computer from home by setting up a Virtual Private Network.  You'll find the instructions on how to do this below.  You will want to make sure you leave your computer powered on when you leave the law school or you will not be able to connect to your office computer.


STEP 1: VPN (Virtual Private Network)

ASU has decided to use a new VPN. Securemote will no longer be supported.
The Program will have to be removed before the new one can work. You can skip this part if you have never connected to the ASU network before.

SecuRemote REMOVAL process:

  • Go to the control panel and click on Add and Remove Program
  • Highlight and Check Point VPN-1 Secure Remote and select Change/Remove
  • This Box will pop up. Select OK to remove
  • Choose reboot and select finish
Installing Cisco Any Connect VPN:
  • You will be redirected to an ASU login page.  Sign in with your ASURITE.
  • The Installation will automatically begin. You may see a drop down window indicating it wants approval to install an Active X script.  Select YES.

  • You will get a confirmation page indicating it has been installed and you can close the website. It will immediately connect the VPN. You will see it in your system tray. It has two green squares and a golden lock.
  • You're Connected!
    • To disconnect, right click the system tray icon and select QUIT.

STEP 2: Connecting to your computer

  • Download our Remote Desktop Connection file.
  • Extract the file to your Desktop.
  • Right click the new file and select EDIT

You may need to click expand, options, or advanced for it to look like this

  • You will need to replace the XXX with your work PC name (Ex: 553 or EMP30)
  • User Name will be your ASURITE (Ex: Ccaswell)
  • Click Save so you don't have to do this part again.
  • Click Connect to get into your office computer.
    • Hover your mouse at the top of your screen to display the Remote Desktop options (Close/Minimize/etc). This is where you click to exit the remote connection.


You MUST have the Cisco VPN software running to connect to your office pc!

Please call us at 480-965-8181 if you are having issues connecting or wish to hear about other possible connection options.