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VPN settings

Settings for access to full-text journals and databases via a VPN connection.
To install VPN client see VPN for Windows manual (in Dutch)

Full-text access to external databases (e.g. ScienceDirect and IEEE) is provided only to TU/e IP addresses (beginning with 131.155....) 
For this you require a connection without Split tunneling, therefore select connection profile TUe-des

Select TUe-des connection profile

What if you still have no access?

If you still have no access after adjusting these settings, check  
whether the IP address you are using does indeed begin with 131.155...
If another IP address is displayed, this means that there is no connection with the TU/e network.

Your IP address is:


Use Library Proxy Server
Shut down VPN connection and log into the Library Proxy Server. Via the Proxy Server, IP address is recognized at external database as belonging to TU/e network.