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Install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client

UVM’s Virtual Private Network service allows remote users with UVM credentials to securely access resources that are normally only available to on-campus users. Access is restricted to Faculty and Staff by default, however, Students may request access at https://go.uvm.edu/vpnrequest.

Additionally, you must set up a Multi-Factor Authentication device to access the UVM’s VPN. See here for information and guides on available MFA methods.

Windows

  1. Download the most recent version of the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.
  2. Locate the file on your machine and double click it to launch the installer. 
  3. After installation is complete, open the “Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client” from your Start menu.
  4. For login instructions, please see our guide for using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.

    You will need an MFA method to access the VPN client.

macOS

  1. Download the most recent version of the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.
  2. Locate the downloaded .pkg file on your machine and double click it. An installer wizard will launch, proceed through the installer.
  3. After installation is complete, open the “Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client” from your Applications folder.
  4. For login instructions, please see our guide for using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.

    You will need an MFA method to access the VPN client.

Android

  1. Install the Cisco AnyConnect app from the Google Play Store.
  2. Open the Cisco Any Connect app, then tap on the Connections menu.
  3. Tap on Add New VPN connection
  4. Enter the UVM connection settings as follows:
    Description: UVM
    Server Address: https://sslvpn.uvm.edu/duo Once the settings have been entered, tap the Done button.
  5. Ensure that your newly created UVM connection is selected, then tap the back button to return to the main menu of the Any Connect app.
  6. To connect, toggle the AnyConnect VPN switch to ON
  7. For login instructions, please see our guide for using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.

    You will need an MFA method to access the VPN client.

iOS

  1. Install the Cisco AnyConnect app from the App Store.
  2. Open the Cisco AnyConnect app, then tap on the Connections menu.
  3. Tap on Add VPN Connection
  4. Enter the UVM connection settings as follows:
    Description: UVM
    Server Address: https://sslvpn.uvm.edu/duo 

    Once the settings have been entered, tap the Save button.

  5. Press Allow at the prompt.
  6. Tap the UVM connection, then toggle the AnyConnect VPN switch to ON.
  7. For login instructions, please see our guide for using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client.

    You will need an MFA method to access the VPN client.

Updated on November 14, 2018

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