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Connect from Home: Home

How to Connect from Home

1. Use PulseSecure from your JPL issued computer. Contact 4-HELP if you have question locating PulseSecure from your computer.

2. Choose either JPL Full Tunnel or RAS Portal Tunnel. If you print via either Full Tunnel or RAS, the computer will look for you JPL printer at work, not your home printer. There is no problem access publisher sites and download articles.

3. Click on Connect, and follow the instruction. Login with your JPL userid, PIN, and RSA token.For more information about connecting from off-Lab to JPL Network, please check OCIO Remote Access Service Page at

*For Mac users using IEEE Xplore: please read this post on SOE if you are having access issues.

Research Access Full Tunnel

Background:  The following is a TEMPORARY procedure for JPL foreign national researchers to access the JPL Library subscribed journals, databases, and eBooks during the mandatory telework period.  You need to do a one-time setup within Pulse Secure, then choose the “Research Network Full Tunnel” to access library subscribed content each time you need to use any of the databases or journals.

Onetime setup within Pulse Secure:

  1. Open the Pulse Secure client on your computer.
  2. Click the “+” on the green “connections” banner. [Ignore the blue JPL VPN Full Tunnel on this graphic]

  1. Type “Research Network Full Tunnel” in the Name field, and in the Server URL box, then click “Add

 Research Network Full Tunnel” is added as an option to your Pulse Secure client.


Accessing Library subscribed content

  1. Login to Research Network Full Tunnel via Pulse Secure with your RSA Token
  2. Once logged in, type this URL:

You should see the following site.

Note:  This site is IN PROGRESS, and we are aware of some broken links to JPL internal pages. However,

Links for Web of Science, IEEE Xplore, Journals A-Z, Compendex, Ebooks A-Z, etc. and all publisher sites work without additional individual logins.

JPL Library Contact Information

For additional information about any JPL Library resources and services please contact us:

  1. Slack #Library
  2. Email:
  3. Phone: 818-354-4200
  4. Visit Building 111, Room 104 (the HUB) at JPL between 8am and 4pm (except RDOs)