SAPgui access is limited to connections from MIT’s on-campus network and to connections from off-campus through use of MIT's virtual private network (VPN) service. Learn more about VPN
Access via Atlas is not impacted by the introduction of this access restriction.
- VPN software can be downloaded from URL http://ist.mit.edu/cisco-anyconnect.
- Please note that an active MIT Kerberos account or MIT certificate is required for the software download and installation instructions can be found by clicking on the version information to the left of the software download buttons.
- Instructions for establishing a VPN connection from Mac OS X
- Instructions for establishing a VPN connection from Windows
- Full text of the announcement describing changes to network security practices for MIT administrative applications at URL http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/ruiz-letter-on-strengthened-campus-security-0402.html.
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If you are trying to log in to SAPgui from off campus, you will first need to make a VPN connection. This is a recent change, and is part of increased security measures for the MIT network. The full text of the announcement describing changes to network security practices for MIT administrative applications at http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/ruiz-letter-on-strengthened-campus-security-0402.html.
To access SAPgui from off campus:
- Download and install the MIT VPN from here: http://ist.mit.edu/cisco-anyconnect
- Establish a VPN connection to mit.edu with your Kerberos username and password
(The first part of your @mit.edu email address and the password you use to retrieve your MIT email.)
- Instructions for establishing a VPN connection from Mac OS X: http://kb.mit.edu/confluence/x/HoANAg
- Instructions for establishing a VPN connection from Windows: http://kb.mit.edu/confluence/x/0pgBCQ
- You must have an active VPN connection each time you log in to SAPgui.
Please try the above, and let us know whether you still need assistance.