Apple iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) 
VPN Access for smart working/teleworking and library resource

From the home screen of your device, select in Settings, General and VPN.


Select Add VPN Configuration, Type, IPSec.


When prompted, enter the following information:

  • in the Description field:

    • VPN Ca Foscari for smart working/teleworking, office work, system administration and maintenance
      or
    • VPN Library Resources to access library resources and for unrestricted Internet access from countries with Internet censorship

  • in the Server field:

    • fortivpn.unive.it for smart working/teleworking, office work and system administration and maintenance
      or
    • bibliovpn.unive.it to access library resources and for unrestricted Internet access from countries with Internet censorship

  • In the Username field: enter the username (without @unive.it o @stud.unive.it) provided by the University when you enrolled or started work and valid for access to all IT services (email, personal area of the University website, etc.).
    • in the Password field: enter your current unive password.

  • in the Group Name field, enter one of the following depending on your category:

    • to access library resources or for unrestricted Internet access from countries with Internet censorship: biblio-forti
    • for office work for teaching staff, researchers, technical administrative staff (PTA), language assistants and experts (CELs), and students: unive-forti
    • for system administrators (ASIT): admin-forti
    • for ICT system maintenance operators (authorised by ASIT): ict-forti
    • for IOT system maintenance operators (authorised by ASIA): iot-forti
    • for multimedia system maintenance operators (authorised by ASIT): multimedia-forti

  • in the Secret field: Unive1868

Swipe Status right to activate the connection.

The VPN logo in the top left indicates that the connection is now active.

Last update: 01/07/2021