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Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Instructions

The Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN Client is supported by the ONU Office of Information Technology on the following platforms: o Apple Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" (Power PC and Intel), and Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" (Intel only) o Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit), Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), and 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Though not supported by IT, there are VPN clients available for 32-bit and 64-bit Linux. It has been tested to work under Ubuntu Linux 10.04.1 (LTS) and 10.10. Due to the large variety of Linux distributions, support for Linux clients is on a "best effort" basis. System Requirements: Minimum system requirements can be found on Cisco's web site. Download the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client using one of the following links: Microsoft Windows (all supported versions) Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6 Intel Apple Mac OS X 10.5 Power PC Linux 32-bit Linux 64-bit Installing the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client: Microsoft Windows: Run the downloaded .msi file and follow the prompts to install it. Apple Mac OS X: Double-click on the downloaded .dmg file, and open the mounted image. Double-click on the vpn.pkg file and follow the prompts to install it. Linux: Extract the downloaded .tar.gz file. In the extracted directory, run the script from a terminal with root privilege (i.e. using sudo) and follow the prompts. Launching the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client: Microsoft Windows: The client can be launched by going to the Start menu  All Programs  Cisco  Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client  Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. Apple Mac OS X: In the Applications folder, open the program "Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client". Linux: In the Applications menu under the Internet sub-menu, open the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client. If this launcher does not exist, the client can be run by running vpnui from where you installed the AnyConnect VPN Client (by default, this is in /opt/cisco/vpn/bin/vpnui). Connecting to the ONU VPN: In the "Connect to" field of the client program, enter "" (without quotes) then click the "Select" button or press Enter.

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To bring the client back up. When login succeeds. How To Docs Page 2 . the client will minimize to the System Tray (Windows). double-click on the icon in the appropriate area for your OS." and click "Connect". Status Bar (Mac OS X). enter your Luminis username and password.When the window changes to a login prompt. or Notification Area (Linux). leave the Group as "ONU.

Uninstalling the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client: Apple Mac OS X: Open Terminal. open "Programs and Features" Find "Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client". Find "Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client". Run the following command (you may be prompted for your password): sudo /opt/cisco/vpn/bin/ Linux: If you used the default installation location. open "Add and Remove Programs". Highlight it then click the "Change/Remove" button. Highlight it then click the "Remove" button. run the following command from a terminal with root privilege: /opt/cisco/vpn/bin/vpn_uninstall. click the Disconnect button on the "Connection" tab to disconnect from the VPN. Microsoft Windows XP: In the Control Panel.Windows Mac OS X Linux When you are (under Applications  Utilities). Follow the prompts complete the Follow the prompts to complete the uninstall. Microsoft Windows Vista and 7: In the Control Panel. How To Docs Page 3 . Follow the prompts complete the uninstall.

The interface on other systems may differ slightly. o The Office of Information Technology does not support the use of the Web Launch or Web Deploy features of the Cisco AnyConnect software. o The Linux portions of this guide were written by installing the client on Ubuntu 10.Notes: o You must not be connected to the VPN using the legacy IPsec client when attempting to connect to the VPN using the AnyConnect client.1 LTS running the Gnome desktop environment.04. o These screenshots were taken using Windows XP. How To Docs Page 4 .