Install & Connect to VPN – PC

How To Steps:

  1. Install VPN
  2. Connect to VPN
  3. Disconnect from VPN

Download these instructions as a PDF 

Install VPN

Download the package  

Locate the VPN installer you downloaded (ISU Cisco VPN Installer.exe) and double-click the exe to run the installer.

Click the Next button to proceed.

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Select the I accept the terms in the License Agreement radio button then click the Next button to proceed.

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Click the Install button to proceed.

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Click the Finish button to complete installation.

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Connect to VPN

Locate and launch the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client application in your Start Menu to proceed.

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Enter vpn.iastate.edu in the text field then click the Connect button to proceed.

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Select SSLvpn in the Group drop-down menu.  Enter your ISU Net-ID and password in the Username and Password fields then click the OK button to connect to VPN.

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Disconnect from VPN

Locate the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client icon in your task-bar to proceed.

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Right-click the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client icon and click Quit in the drop-down menu to disconnect from VPN.

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