Configure Pulse for Access to SAS Resources

Pulse is no longer supported by SAS Computing. Click here for information about Forticlient.

 

The following services require a Pulse connection as a prerequisite for remote access (including off-campus and any laptop access):

  • Shared drives
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Drupal Test Servers

Steps to configure Pulse for Mac

1.) Download the Pulse installer from here: https://upenn.app.box.com/folder/41746179256

2.) Install Pulse.

3.) If you do not see Pulse on your screen, go to your Applications folder and open “Pulse Secure”. Otherwise, skip to Step 4.

4.)  Click the + sign in the bottom left corner.

 

5.) Enter the following into the fields and click “Add”:

 

6.) Click “Connect”

 

7.) You will be prompted for your Windows AD user name and password (this is the same account used to access the shared drive and Filemaker Pro). Enter them here and click “Connect”.

 

8.) You will see a green check mark once connected.

 

9.) Your connection will disconnect each night. In the future, you will be able to “Connect” by clicking the Pulse Secure logo in the top menu bar:

 

10.) You will now be able to access shared drives, Filemaker Pro and Drupal test servers.

Filemaker Pro 13 Configuration Guide

Use these instructions to configure Filemaker Pro 13 (or older) to connect to the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Filemaker server. Note you must use a wired campus computer –or– be connected to SAS via a Pulse connection in order for this to work. Click here if you need instructions for configuring Filemaker Pro 15.

1. From the initial Open screen, select ‘Manage Favorites’
2. Click the ‘+’ to add a Favorite
3. Select ‘Remote’
3b. Toggle the “View” to “Favorite Hosts”
4. Select ‘Add’
5. Type ‘fms-2015.sas.upenn.edu’ in the Internet Address field and select ‘Save’
6. Scroll down through the list of databases on the server to find the CPCW-CurrentContacts database
7. Click on the CPCW-CurrentContacts database(s) and click ‘Add to Favorites’. Repeat for any other databases you want to add (books and/or DAT tapes).
8. From the Open screen, the CPCW-CurrentContacts database should now appear under ‘Favorite Files’

Filemaker Pro 15 Configuration Guide

Use these instructions to configure Filemaker Pro 15 to connect to the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) Filemaker server. Note you must use a wired campus computer –or– be connected to SAS via a Pulse connection in order for this to work.

 

1 Upon opening Filemaker Pro, you will be greeted with this “Get Started” screen:

 

2. Click File -> “Open Remote…”

 

 

3. Assuming you are connecting to the Kelly Writers House database, use the following settings:

Host internet address: fms-2015.sas.upenn.edu
Favorite Host’s Name:
FMS
File Settings -> Show Only These Files:
cpcw-kwhcurrentcontacts

 

4. If prompted, tick “Always permit connection to this host” and click “Connect”

 

5. Double click on the “cpcw-kwhcurrentcontacts” icon.

 

6. Enter your FMP account name and password and click OK.