Sandia Anywhere: Remote Access

Sandia Anywhere helps you connect to Sandia remotely from within the U.S. Click your device type to view your remote access options. IMPORTANT if you are or will be outside the US! International VPN connections are NEVER allowed. Always submit an International Travel and Hand Carry request before traveling with any Sandia equipment or CryptoCard/YubiKey. LOFT laptops are the only Sandia computers that may be carried abroad.

Remote access options for your device type

HINT: CryptoCard/YubiKey to Sandia Anywhere: Internal (intranet site) for detailed information on working remotely, plus how-to, task-based instructions for these remote access methods.

Personally owned computer

IMPORTANT! Never plug your badge or PIV-C smart card into your personally owned computer. Use CryptoCard/YubiKey only.

Connect to your DaaS virtual desktop

With your CryptoCard/Yubikey, connect to your DaaS virtual desktop via the VMWare Horizon client installed on your personally owned computer. See Using DaaS: Quick Start Guide for detailed instructions.

Check Sandia webmail

  • If you have a Sandia-owned mobile device: Open and sign in to Outlook/Office 365 and authenticate with Microsoft Authenticator
  • If you don’t have Sandia-owned mobile device: Webmail is not available; launch a DaaS session and check email via the Outlook app

Join a Skype/Teams meeting

  • Join the meeting via the Skype web app or Teams web app link in the invitation
  • Launch a DaaS session and join via the Skype or Teams apps

Open internal websites (no DaaS session needed)

Type the normal URL (if you know it), or start with INSIDE (formerly Techweb) to find what you need. When prompted, authenticate with CryptoCard/YubiKey.

Sandia-owned computer

Establish a VPN session

Connect to GlobalProtect VPN using your badge/PIV-C smart card or CryptoCard/YubiKey. See Sandia’s VPN site for instructions.

Connect to your DaaS virtual desktop

With your CryptoCard/Yubikey, connect to your DaaS virtual desktop via the VMWare Horizon client installed on your Sandia computer. See Using DaaS: Quick Start Guide for detailed instructions.

Check Sandia webmail

  • If you have a Sandia-owned mobile device: Open and sign in to Outlook/Office 365 and authenticate with Microsoft Authenticator
  • If you don’t have a Sandia-owned mobile device: Webmail is not available; launch a VPN or DaaS session and join via the Skype or Teams apps

Join a Skype/Teams meeting

  • Join the meeting via the Skype web app or Teams web app link in the invitation
  • Launch a DaaS or VPN session and join via the Skype or Teams apps

Open internal websites (no VPN or DaaS session needed)

Type the normal URL (if you know it), or start with INSIDE (formerly Techweb) to find what you need. When prompted, authenticate with CryptoCard/YubiKey.

Sandia-owned iPhone/iPad

Connect to your DaaS virtual desktop (iPad recommended)

Install and configure the VMWare Horizon client on your iOS device. With the Horizon client connect to your DaaS virtual desktop with your CryptoCard/YubiKey and Kerberos.

Join a Skype meeting

Install and configure the Skype for Business app on your mobile device. Open the Skype for Business app and join your meeting (audio only or audio and video).

Join a Teams meeting

Join the Teams meeting via the Teams web app and authenticate with Microsoft Authenticator.

Check Sandia email

Open the Outlook app and authenticate with Microsoft Authenticator.

Access documents stored in OneDrive for Business

Open MySite/OneDrive for Business and sign in with your Mobile Credential or CryptoCard/YubiKey.

Open internal websites

From your mobile browser, type the normal URL (if you know it), or start with INSIDE (formerly Techweb) to find what you need. When prompted, authenticate with Mobile Credential or CryptoCard/YubiKey.

Need help?

CryptoCard/YubiKey to these additional resources for detailed instruction and how-tos. Or contact CCHD (chat or 505-845-2243) M – F, 7 am to 5 pm MT.