Installing the VPN Client

Once the client has been installed, you will no longer need to follow these instructions as the Junos Pulse client can be launched directly from your Desktop.


  1. First, please un-install the previous client, Network Connect, if you have not already done so.
  2. Download the Junos Pulse VPN client for from the ITS Download Free Software website.
  3. Click ‘Run’.
    Warning message will appear after downloading the VPN client from the web. Choose 'Run'
  4. You will see a welcome screen, click ‘next’ to begin the installation.
    Welcome message will appear to begin the installation process
  5. Select ‘Typical’ and click ‘next’.
    Select typical and choose next to continue the installation process
  6. The wizard is ready to begin. Click ‘install’, the installation process will begin.
  7. When complete you will see the wizard completion screen and the option to launch Junos Pulse. Click ‘Finish’.
    Installation complete message
  8. You will need to restart your machine for changes to take effect.
  9. After restarting your machine, open Junos Pulse. You will need to create a connection to begin using the VPN client.
  10. Click the plus (+) icon located in the orange bar.
    Junos pulse connection window
  11. Fill out UNB VPN in the name field and type into the Server URL field. Click ‘Connect’.
    Connection information screen for Junos Pulse
  12. Fill out your User ID and UNB password.
    Login screen for Junos Pulse
  13. If prompted to upgrade, please complete the download by clicking ‘Upgrade’.
  14. If your login was successful, you will see a green checkmark in the connections window.  Junos Pulse will remember your connection information for future sessions, to connect simply click the 'Connect' button next to UNB VPN.
    Successfully connected to UNB screen
  15. To disconnect the client, click ‘Disconnect’ in the connections window.

Problems installing the VPN Client?

For further assistance, please contact the IT Service Desk.

Running Junos Pulse after installation

Once the client has been installed it is no longer necessary to follow the above instructions each time you wish to connect to the VPN. Instead, simply follow the instructions below.

  1. Right click the Junos Pulse icon in the task bar, then click Open Pulse.

    Step 1
  2. Click Connect next to the UNB VPN connection.

    Step 2
  3. Enter your UNB Login ID and Password and click Connect. You will then have a secure connection to the UNB network.

    Step 3

Uninstalling Network Connect

  1.  Click on ‘Start’.
  2. Select ‘Control Panel’.
  3. Click ‘Programs’ or ‘Uninstall programs’.
  4. Click on ‘Network Connect’.
  5. Select ‘Uninstall’.
    Uninstall Network Connect software