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NOTE: If you have an FBRI-provided Mac, the Cisco Anyconnect Client is already installed. Please skip to Starting the VPN Client below.

Installing the VPN Client

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Stanford's VPN allows you to connect to Stanford's network as if you were on campus, making access to restricted services possible. To connect to the VPN from your Mac you need to install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client. Cisco Anyconnect Vpn Download For Windows 7. Download cisco anyconnect client for free. End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client 2.5 (for Desktop) EOL/EOS for the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client 2.3 and Earlier (All Versions) and 2.4 (for Desktop) 13-Mar-2015 EOL/EOS for the Cisco.

  1. Download the AnyConnect VPN client for Mac OS X:
  2. In your Downloads folder, double-click the file you just downloaded to open it. An icon will appear on the desktop called AnyConnect, and a separate window will open.
  3. Double-click on AnyConnect.mpkg to run the installer, then follow the steps to complete the installation.
  4. When you see this screen, UN-check everything with the exception of VPN: (VPN option grayed out? Go here.)
    • Starting with macOS 10.13 High Sierra: During the installation, you will be prompted to enable the AnyConnect software extension in the System Preferences -> Security & Privacy pane. The requirement to manually enable the software extension is an operating system requirement.

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Starting the VPN Client

NOTE:The VPN will not connect if you are connected to the FBRI wired or wireless network.

  1. In your Applications folder, go to the Cisco folder and double-click the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.
  2. Enter vpn.vtc.vt.edu in the Ready toConnect to field, then press the Connect button.
  3. Enter your FBRI username and password, then click OK.
  4. A banner window will appear. Click Accept to close that window. You are now connected!

Disconnecting the VPN Client

When you are finished using the VPN, remember to disconnect (failing to disconnect can result in being unable to access resources if you are on-site at the Research Institute).

  1. Click the AnyConnect client icon located in the menu bar near the top right corner of your screen.
  2. Select Quit.

Objective

This article shows you how to download and install the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client version 4.8 on a Mac Computer. This article is applicable only to Cisco Business products that includes the RV34x series routers and not Enterprise products.

Introduction

AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client is a modular endpoint software product. It not only provides Virtual Private Network (VPN) access through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) Internet Key Exchange version2 (IKEv2) but also offers enhanced security through various built-in modules. Why use a VPN? A VPN connection allows users to access, send, and receive data to and from a private network by means of going through a public or shared network such as the Internet but still ensuring a secure connection to an underlying network infrastructure to protect the private network and its resources.

If you are using a Windows computer, click here to view an article on how to install AnyConnect on Windows.

Applicable Devices Software Version

  • RV340 - 1.0.03.17 (Download latest)
  • RV340W - 1.0.03.17 (Download latest)
  • RV345 - 1.0.03.17 (Download latest)
  • RV345P - 1.0.03.17 (Download latest)

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AnyConnect and Mac Software Version

  • AnyConnect (This document uses AnyConnect version 4.8 Link to download)
  • Mac OS Catalina (10.15) is compatible with AnyConnect 4.8 and later
  • Note: You will encounter issues if you attempt to use Mac OS Catalina with earlier versions of AnyConnect (AnyConnect 4.8 Release Notes Details from Apple )

  • Mac OS Mojave (10.14) is compatible with AnyConnect 4.9.05042 and below
  • For more details about the supported operating systems (Windows, Linux, Mac) of the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, refer to the article on Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Supported Operating Systems and Requirements. You can also check the Release Notes of the relevant versions for the most updated information.

Install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Licensing Information

AnyConnect client licenses allow the use of the AnyConnect desktop clients as well as any of the AnyConnect mobile clients that are available.

Licensing Structure - Firmware versions 1.0.3.15 and later

As of March 2019, using RV340 series routers version 1.0.3.15 and later no longer require server licenses. Now you will need only a client license to download and use the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. A client license enables the VPN functionality and are sold in packs of 25 from partners like CDW or through your company's device procurement.

We recommend the following user license for use with the RV340 Series:

  • L-AC-PLS-LIC= Qty=25 Duration=12

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Licensing Structure - Firmware versions 1.0.2.16 or lower

If you have not yet updated your firmware, please do so now. Do not delay. Click here to visit the downloads page for the RV34X series.

For further information and community discussion on AnyConnect licensing updates, click here.

For AnyConnect Licensing FAQs, click here.

Step 1

Download AnyConnect here.

Install the AnyConnect Pre-deployment Package for the MAC operating systems.

Step 2

Double-click the installer.

Step 3

Click Continue.

Step 4

Go over the Supplemental End User License Agreement and then click Continue.

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Step 5

Click Agree.

Step 6

Choose the components to be installed by checking or unchecking the corresponding check boxes. All components are installed by default.

The items you select in this screen will appear as options in AnyConnect. If deploying AnyConnect for end-users, you may want to consider deselecting options.

Step 7

Click Continue.

Step 8

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Click Install.

Step 9

(Optional) Enter your password in the Password field.

Step 10

Click Install Software.

Step 11

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Click Close.

Gta five activation key. You have now successfully installed the AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Software on your Mac computer.

Additional Resources

AnyConnect App

To try out AnyConnect on mobile devices, the App can be downloaded from Google Play store or Apple store.

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