Science and Engineer Importance to Singapore

Singapore has boosted its water supply through water-recycling and also increased its land area by reclaiming land, all feats accomplished by engineers. And engineering will continue to be important for Singapore's future, as the country works towards becoming a smart nation and overcoming its lack of resources
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
(50th anniversary celebration of the IES)

Friday, January 1, 2016


How to login into VPN 

The VPN service is made by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: CHKP).
This is a closed network of I2R SSL VPN for staff and it is not intended for the public to access. Bookmark the microsite for quick links

  1. Go to the A*STAR VPN portal (click the button above).
  2. Login with your domain credential.
    • Note: You will need to enroll first for 2FA service before using you can use VPN. Please get ITSS helpdesk for advice.
  3. Check your mobile phone for the 2FA notification alert via DIGIPASS Authentication apps.
  4. Sign in using your biometic or phone PIN number.
  5. Wait for the popup window to appear.
    • For first timer or first login using new computer or device, follow the on screen instruction to install the addon software. You will need administrative right to modify the computer setting. Please get ITSS Helpdesk on administrative right.
  6. Wait for the Status to become connected.
  7. Do not close the popup window.
  8. Log out when not require VPN access any more closing the popup windows and click Logout on the VPN portal page.
  9. Done.

More Information on VPN

  • Please use the new URL above.
  • The old SCEI prefix VPN address below is obsoleted.
  • All unusable and obsolete links are disabled.
  • Remember to check for in the URL before using your credential information!
  • Requirements: Windows, Java and internet connection
  • Rating: 4.8 ( 888 counts)
  • Price: $free
  • For A*STAR VPN Tools / I2R VPN, go to

How to enroll into ADSelfService Plus for password reset or account reset

The is a tool by ManageEngine, IT management division of Zoho Corporation.
  1. Go to the ADSelfService web site (intranet only)
  2. Login with your domain credential
  3. At the user portal, click on Enrollment tab the top of the page
  4. Click on Security Questions
  5. Enter the answer for your Mandatory Security Questions
  6. Click next.
  7. Log out when done.
  8. Done.

More Information on ADSelfService Plus Enrollment

How to reset password using ADSelfService Plus

The is a tool by ManageEngine, IT management division of Zoho Corporation.
  1. Go to the ADSelfService web site (intranet only)
  2. Login with your domain credential
  3. Click on reset password the right panel
  4. Follow the on screen instruction and enter your answer and new password.
  5. Log out when done.
  6. Done.

More Information on ADSelfService Plus Reset

Archived information below for your reference

Old link (not accessible any more)

Opening the old link displayed either of the page below:

Desktop version of the obsolete I2R VPN login page
Desktop version of the obsolete I2R VPN login page (2017)

Mobile version of the obsolete I2R VPN login page
Mobile version of the obsolete I2R VPN login page (2017)

This is meant for I2R staff to access I2R IT services. Normal login applied. The obsolete link had redirected to the following: (not accessible any more)

Click here to access the full Disclaimer.

Change log

  • 2022-01-31: Added link to download A*STAR VPN Tools.
  • 2020-06-07: Added ADSelfService Plus information.
  • 2019: Update VPN links.
  • 2017: Added I2R SSL VPN images.
  • Changes made earlier are not available.
  • First created on 2016-01-01.

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