Installing software on your University computer usually means you need to have administrator access rights. However if you have a domain-joined computer (this is a computer that you log into with your University username and password) you may have a VPN-suitable application available in your Software Center that doesn't require admin access to install.

Using Software Center to install VPN, Citrix, or Zoom

Depending on when your computer was last on campus, you may or may not see all of the applications in the Software Center.

Windows

  1. Click the Search icon (beside the Windows button) and search for software center (note American spelling).
  2. Click on Software Center.
  3. Double-click on the application you need to install and follow the prompts.

    The Software Center showing available applications
Mac OS
  1. Click on the Spotlight icon (magnifying glass in the top right of your screen) and search for software centre
  2. Double click it to open it.
  3. Double-click on the application you need to install and follow the prompts.

Please note that not everybody will have these options available - if you can't find a suitable application or if you're not sure which application to use, please contact AskOtago:

Tel+64 3 479 7000 or 0800 80 80 98
Email askotago.it@otago.ac.nz


Last updated 30/07/2020 01.44 PM

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