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Using Fireside21 via the VPN

by Bridget Nutt, on November 27, 2012

Stuck at home due to inclement weather? Have a couple extra hours at the airport waiting for your next flight back to DC? Taking a sick day but need to make sure a couple loose ends are tied up at work? With the mobile capability of the Fireside21 platform, it’s simple to get work done on the go, and it’s secured through the House network!

There are two ways to use Fireside21 remotely: from a laptop or home computer, and on your mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android).

To log into Fireside remotely on a computer:

  1. Log in to your VPN using your SecurLogin key-chain.
  2. Open Internet Explorer within the VPN.
  3. Point IE to your Fireside21 account (ex. https://joecongressman.emanager.house.gov)
  4. Log in to your Fireside account like normal with your House.gov email & Fireside21 password.

To log into Fireside remotely on your mobile device:

  1. Setup your VPN in your mobile device settings.
  2. Open your browser.
  3. Point your browser to your Fireside21 account (ex. https://joecongressman.emanager.house.gov)
  4. Log in to your Fireside account like normal with your House.gov email & Fireside21 password.

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