Installing BlueZone

Based on the categories below, click on the appropriate link to begin the BlueZone installation. See our related notes at the bottom of the page.

Important: Pre-Approval Required

You must request approval to install and use BlueZone. Failure to obtain prior approval before attempting to install BlueZone will result in an unsuccessful installation.

BU Administrative Staff and Faculty (Non-UIS Staff)

Install BlueZone. This installs desktop shortcuts for:

  • UISA; mod 2, mod 5, FTP to UISA
  • FTP (unlocked, must be user configured)

UIS Staff (non-ACS)

Install BlueZone. This installs desktop shortcuts for:

  • UISA; mod 2, mod 5, FTP to UISA
  • FTP (must be user configured)
  • VT220 (must be user configured)

UIS ACS Staff (only)

Install BlueZone. This installs desktop shortcuts for:

  • UISA; mod 2, mod 5, FTP to UISA
  • UISS: mod 2, mod 5
  • USS2: mod 2
  • FTP (must be user configured)
  • VT220 (must be user configured)

UIS Home Use (UIS VPN required*)

Install BlueZone. This installs desktop shortcuts for:

  • UISA; mod 2, mod 5, FTP to UISA
  • FTP (must be user configured)
  • VT220 (must be user configured)

*Note: UIS VPN must be used for installation and upgrading. VPN is not required for connecting to UIS.

BlueZone Pop-Up

When you navigate to your BlueZone installation page above, you’ll be presented with a pop-up. Make sure that the Always trust content from this publisher box is checked, then click Run.

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The BlueZone software will then begin to install. In most cases, the installation should only take 30 seconds or so. A pop-up will appear that indicates the installation progress.

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Once finished, BlueZone will install and will create the appropriate shortcuts for the various sessions on your desktop.