Please request VPN Access from the service catalog of our new IT service portal.  If you need installation instructions, please visit our new knowlegebase.




OIST provides a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service to OIST employees and researchers in order to facilitate access to restricted resources from off-site. In order to use this service, please complete the VPN access request webform. The guides below are provided to help users who have already submitted and granted access to the VPN service.

Checkpoint VPN Application
In-Browser (SSL) VPN Service
*Please note that Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox (version 52.0 onwards) no longer natively support Java and will not work with the in-browser VPN service. Please use a different browser.
VPN app for Mobile Devices
  • iPhone
  • Android

    Server/Site: vpn.oist.jp
    Authentication method: OIST Username and Password