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Cisco VPN AnyConnect for Mac

System requirements: Mac

Description:

Configuring Cisco VPN AnyConnect for Mac OS X operating system. 

How to Get:

 Employee Installation

  1. In any browser, go to https://vpn.uta.edu

    Step 1
  2. Click on the Group drop-down menu and select .Employees

    Step 2
  3. Enter your NetID and current password in the username and password fields

    Step 3
  4. You will be prompted to authenticate via NetIDplus; select a method that best serves you

    Step 4
  5. After successfully authenticating via NetIDplus, you will see a disclaimer; click Continue to proceed

    Step 5
  6. More often than not, the automatic installation will fail; if this happens, click on the manual installation link to proceed

    Step 6
  7. Go to your downloads folder in your dock and open the file anyconnect-macosx-...-web-deployment.dmg

    Step 7
  8. A window will appear and close; this is Mac verifying the file is not corrupt

    Step 8
  9. Another Window will appear titled AnyConnect VPN 3.1.12020 will appear; double click on the icon vpn.pkg to begin installation

    Step 9
  10. The installation wizard will open; click Continue to proceed

    Step 10
  11. The Software License Agreement will appear on the next page; review the license agreement and click Continue to proceed

    Step 11
  12. A pop-up window will appear; click Agree to continue

    Step 12
  13. The standard install, as of version 3.1, will take up approximately 14 MB of space on your computer; press Install to begin the installation

    Step 13
  14. Before installation begins, your computer may prompt you to sign in using your computer's login credentials; if this is a University-owned machine, the username/password will be your NetID and current password

    Step 15
  15. The installation wizard will show you the progress during the installation

    Step 16
  16. Once installation is successful, you will receive a message indicating that the installation was succesfull; click Close to complete the installation

    Step 16
  17. If Cisco AnyConnect installed successfully, you will see Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client listed in your application launchpad

    Step 17

 Student Installation

  1. In any browser, go to https://vpn.uta.edu

    Step 1 - Go to https://vpn.uta.edu
  2. Click on the Group drop-down menu and select .Default--Students

    Step 2
  3. Enter your NetID and current password in the username and password fields

    Step 3
  4. You will see a disclaimer; click Continue to proceed

    Step 5
  5. More often than not, the automatic installation will fail; if this happens, click on the manual installation link to proceed

    Step 6
  6. Go to your downloads folder in your dock and open the file anyconnect-macosx-3.1.12020-web-deployment.dmg

    Step 7
  7. A window will appear and close; this is Mac verifying the file is not corrupt

    Step 8
  8. Another Window will appear titled AnyConnect VPN 3.1.12020 will appear; double click on the icon vpn.pkg to begin installation

    Step 9
  9. The installation wizard will open; click Continue to proceed

    Step 10
  10. The Software License Agreement will appear on the next page; review the license agreement and click Continue to proceed

    Step 11
  11. A pop-up window will appear; click Agree to continue

    Step 12
  12. The standard install, as of version 3.1, will take up approximately 14 MB of space on your computer; press Install to begin the installation

    Step 13
  13. Before installation begins, your computer may prompt you to sign in using your computer's login credentials

    Step 15
  14. The installation wizard will show you the progress during the installation

    Step 16
  15. Once installation is successful, you will receive a message indicating that the installation was succesfull; click Close to complete the installation

    Step 16
  16. If Cisco AnyConnect installed successfully, you will see Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client listed in your application launchpad

    Step 17

How to Use:

 Employee Configuration

  1. Open the app Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client from your applications
    Finder Applications
  2. Type in the following URL and click Connect: vpn.uta.edu 
    Step 1
  3. A login window will appear 
    Step 2
  4. Select the Group drop-down menu and click on .Employees
    VPN Group List
  5. Enter your NetID and password in their respective fields.
    Step 4
  6. For the NetIDplus command, use any one of the following:

    Push

    Push an approval request to a device that has already been setup in NetIDplus

    SMS

    Send a text message to a mobile phone that has been setup in NetIDplus.

    Phone

    Request to receive a phone call to to approve or decline the login attempt.

    Don't have a device setup?

    Click here to manage your devices in NetIDplus.

    Have a token?

    Enter the 6-digit passcode that is generated.


    DUO Token



  7. Once you have successfully authenticated via NetIDplus, you will see a disclaimer; click Accept to continue
    Step 7
  8. You are now successfully connected to VPN
    Step 8