Department of Computer Science

CSLab VPN (Sonicwall)

(* for Windows 7 users, please use 'NetExtender' to connect to the CS network)

A new VPN gateway ( has been setup for your  iOS, MacOS, Android and Windows 10 devices to connect  to CS Lab network via the "SonicWall Mobile Connect" App.

This app is available on devices running iOS, MacOS, Android and Windows 10.

This VPN enables you to access CSLab internal network services as well as your office desktop PCs, if any.

Please follow the procedure below to access the VPN Gateway from your devices.

Please be reminded that this service is provided to CSLab users only and is solely for teaching, learning and research purposes. Sharing of your account to any outsider is strictly prohibited. Only one connection is permitted for each user at any one time. Former session will be terminated by later logon sessions. Your account will be disabled without prior notice in case of violation of CityU network user polices as outlined at:

Policy on Use of IT Services and Facilities

  • Install “SonicWall Mobile Connect” app from Play store / App Store / Windows10 store


  • Open the “SonicWall Mobile Connect” app and add a connection, use as server name


  • Open the connection and logon with your CITYUMD eid credential

  • Upon successful connection, your device will obtain a 144.214.122.x IP address and you can access network resources from the CityU CS  network.
  • Each user can logon one VPN session only. A logon from a new device will disconnect the existing device automatically.