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Connecting to Cisco AnyConnect VPN using MFA

As of May 7th, 2018, Cisco AnyConnect will require Duo multi-factor authentication to establish a connection. This guide will assist with the Duo login process for Cisco AnyConnect VPN. If you do not already have a device enrolled in Duo MFA, please see this guide.

  1. Open the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. Under “Ready to Connect”, enter ““, then click “Connect
  2. The following dialog box will appear. Note that there are three fields: NetID, Password, and NetID Password.
    Enter your  NetID and NetID Password into the corresponding fields, then move on to step 3.
  3. The Password field is where you will specify a Multi-Factor Authentication method. Click your preferred MFA method below for instructions.

    Duo Mobile App - Push

    Duo Mobile App - Generated Codes

    SMS Text Message

    Phone Call

    Offline Codes

    Hardware Token (YubiKey)

  4. You should now have successfully logged into the VPN Client

If you are experiencing problems or need further assistance, please contact the UVM Tech Team at 802-656-2604.