Remote Access Solutions for Personal Computers

Southern Access offerings have been upgraded! Please follow the instructions below pertaining to the type of access you need. A time estimate is listed showing the initial setup time for each solution.

 If you need immediate access, a link to the old Southern Access site is available at the bottom of this page. The old Southern Access site will be retired on for contractors on July 17th and employees on July 24th.

For remote desktop (RDP):

Estimated Initial Setup – 15 minutes

If you use Southern Access to remotely access your company computer using RDP, this access has been replaced with GlobalProtect On-Demand. To get started with On-Demand:

PCs: View Instructions Macs: View Instructions

To better secure the company network, this connection ONLY allows Remote Desktop access to workstations within Southern Company. You cannot do anything else on your device while connected.

For accessing internal websites:

Estimated Initial Setup – 5 minutes

If you use Southern Access to access company websites, this access has been replaced with WebVPN. View Instructions

⚠ You must request access prior to use: Southern Company Remote Access - WebVPN Role

For Citrix Apps and Virtual Desktops:

Estimated Initial Setup – 5 minutes

Reminder for Citrix Application and Virtual Desktop Access: There is no longer a need to utilize RDP to access a virtual desktop. Simply visit to access your Citrix applications and virtual desktops.

⚠ You must request access prior to use: Citrix Storefront Internet Access

If you need help, please visit

Click the link below to reach the old Southern Access solution (until it is retired on July 17 for contractors and July 24 for employees)

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