The DPB/DGE VPN provides remote access to Carnegie's internal network from around the world.

NOTE: As of May 18, 2019, there will be separate VPNs for Admin and Science groups. Take careful note of which of the VPN addresses you'll need in Step 4. If you are not sure which VPN to use, please contact the helpdesk. 

To setup the DPB/DGE VPN:

  1. Download and install Forticlient VPN from
    Make sure to download the Forticlient VPN app, which is located further down on the downloads page
  2. Open FortiClient either from the Start Menu (Windows) or the Applications Folder (Mac)

  3. Accept & Acknowledge Terms of Service. Then, click "Configure VPN"

  4. Ensure the "VPN Type" is "SSL VPN", name the VPN, and set the "Remote Gateway" to one of the VPN's addresses:

    For scientists and researchers, use the Science VPN addresses:

  5. Check the "Save Login" button and enter your username.  Click "Save"
  6. Enter in your password, and click "Connect".  The options for "Save Password", "Auto Connect", and "Always Up" will appear only after your first successful connection.

  7. Duo 2-Factor will always ask you to verity the connection.  Either select the method for 2-factor authentication, or provide a code generated from either the Duo app or your assigned token.

  8. You are now connected to the VPN