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Cisco VPN AnyConnect

System requirements: Linux, Mac, Windows

Description: Cisco VPN AnyConnect client is used to connect to UTA VPN on most platforms, including 64-bit operating systems.

How to Get: Click on the link to sign in with your UTA NetID and Password and begin installation - https://vpn.uta.edu

How to Use:

  1. Browse to https://vpn.uta.edu from an off-campus network connection.
  2. Enter your NetID (in all lower case letters) and Password. You may need to put uta\ in front of your NetID.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions. 


Related Information

After connecting to the VPN you have a secure tunnel to the University and can perform operations such as:


Known Issues:

  • Some client may have to run the installation twice to install successfully
  • Cannot be installed from UTA wired connection
  • Linux connecting to VPN instructions via command line
    • /opt/cisco/vpn/bin/vpn
    • connect vpn.uta.edu


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