ANU Secure

ANU Secure is provided across all ANU campuses. ANU students and staff can connect to ANU Secure using their ANU ID and passwordSpecial access can be arranged to people without an ANU ID.

Example login information for ANU Secure:

  • Username: University ID (eg. 'u1234567')
  • Password: University password (Horus/ISIS) 

Refer to links on the right to access ANU Secure using your device.

It is strongly recommend that you enable your operating system's firewall, use up-to-date anti-virus software and read the Wireless Security Recommendations.

Policies relating to wireless use at ANU include the Acceptable Use Policy and the Wireless Access Policy outlined below for each wireless network. All students are encouraged to read these policies.

ANU Secure Wireless Access Policy

Offered speed (inbound/outbound)





Off-net peak (9am - 5pm)

1024 Kbps

Off-net off-peak (5pm - 9am)

30 Mbps

NetComms may classify traffic on wireless networks into one of three broad categories: On-Campus, On-Net or Off-Net.

ANU Secure Policy Notes

  • Default policy is permissive, everything is allowed unless stated otherwise
  • Denied Traffic is the same for Staff, Students & Affiliates
  • Unrestricted indicates that no speed restrictions in place, however performance is subject to the normal constraints including interference, obstruction and current demand
  • Offered speeds are subject to change at short notice, to ensure a fair and equitable service for all users
  • Users wanting to send mail using a non-ANU SMTP server may do so by using a secure mail protocol such as SSMTP. 
  • Acceptable Use Policy