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VPN on macOS

This document will explain how to install and configure the AnyConnect client for macOS.

Downloading & Installing AnyConnect

1. Open a web browser and go to 'anyconnect.mst.edu'

Browser Address Bar

2. Log in with only your SSO for your username and enter your password. Then, click 'Login'

Website Login
3. Click 'Continue'

Accept Web Banner
4. Once the page is done inspecting your computer, select the link titled "Mac OS X 10.6+ (Intel)" and the AnyConnect installer will begin to download.

Mobility Client Window

5. Select your downloads and open anyconnect-macosx-5.1-web-deploy-k9.dmg

Downloads in Dock

6. Open vpn.pkg

VPN Package

7. Run the installer. Once it is complete, open the Launchpad and select "Cisco AnyConnect Mobility Client"

LaunchPad Icon

Connecting the VPN

1. In the empty field, enter "anyconnect.mst.edu" and click "Connect"

Server Address Window

2. Log in using your SSO and your password. Then, click "OK".

Client Login Window

3. Click "Accept".

Banner Client Window

4. AnyConnect will then show an icon in the top bar to confirm that you are connected to the VPN

VPN Top Bar Icon


For assistance please contact the IT Help Desk by calling 573-341-4357 (HELP), visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submitting a ticket online at: http://help.mst.edu




Keywords:vpn, anyconnect, macOS, macbook, imac, install, connect   Doc ID:83263
Owner:Sean A.Group:Missouri University of Science and Technology
Created:2018-06-28 14:18 CDTUpdated:2018-07-03 09:18 CDT
Sites:Missouri University of Science and Technology
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