• Remote Login

    One can login to PRL network over internet using ssh (or slogin) only. If you are using a windows system, you may use PUTTY. For accessing PRL servers over Internet, kindly mail your request to support[At]prl[Dot]res[Dot]in. You will then receive instructions.

  • PRL Virtual Private Network (VPN)

    VPN server is configured to provide secure access of PRL computational facilities over the Internet. Using this connectivity, user’s device will be part of PRL Intranet (LAN) over secure tunnel via Internet. User can access PRL subscribed Library Journals, run network licensed software on their machine, can access available PRL Intranet web sites. PRL Computer Networking and Information Technology division provides Virtual Private Network (VPN) service. By connecting to PRL VPN you can access Intranet services like network license, browsing subscribed journals etc. from a machine that is in Internet. To enable VPN access for your account, kindly mail your request to support[At]prl[Dot]res[Dot]in. You will then receive your VPN configuration file and instructions.

  • PRL Nextcloud - File Sync and Storage Access

    Access and Share your data from anywhere using Laptops,PCs, or Smart-phones. The server is configured using open source tool - Nextcloud. User needs to install Nextcloud client applications on Laptops, PCs, or Smart-phones for file sync. To implement this service open source software is used with few in-house customizations similar to other solutions like Dropbox, Google drive, Skydrive, etc. To avail the PRL Nextcloud service, user need to fill up a form and submit it to CNIT. CNIT will then create your account on PRL Nextcloud and inform you through mail.

  • PRL Mail

    PRL Primary mail server for PRL is on DMZ and used as a MTA. Mails get delivered on local mail server which is on our private network. Incomming/Out-going mails are scanned by anti-virus , SPAM filter to reduce number of spam mails on users' inbox. Problem related to spam/virus may be reported to spam-help[At]prl[Dot]res[Dot]in. To access your mails you can use mozilla thunderbird, outlook express or any other MUA. PRL Users can also use web based email access facility over internet. We allow maximum 30 MB of attachment file size in outgoing email from PRL LAN. We allow maximum 5 MB of attachment file size from PRL Webmail.

  • PRL LDAP Directory

    LDAP server is configured to provide centralized database of PRL users. Users can use this database for searching information like e-mail address, contact no., scientific division, etc.. Users can also use this database to autocomplete the e-mail address while composing the mail to PRL users.

  • PRL Domain Name System

    Public Domain for PRL is and corresponding DNS Servers are and

  • Secure Wireless Network Access

    Wireless network is established within PRL campuses to allow access of PRL network and computing facility using Laptops, PC with wireless card, Smart Phones. User need to register the Physical / Hardware/ MAC address of their devices to PRL's in-house developed Wi-Fi registration software. Only authorized/registered devices can get access to PRL wireless network.