Install & Connect to VPN – Mac

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 downloaded file (anyconnect.dmg) and double-click the dmg to extract the installer folder.

Double-click vpn.pkg to launch the installer.

VPN installer

Click the Continue button to proceed.

Mac Install Intro

Click the Continue button to proceed.

Mac Install License

Click the Agree button to proceed.

Mac Install Licens Agree

Click the Install button to proceed.

Mac VPN Install
Mac Install Close

Click the Close button to complete installation.

Connect to VPN

Mac VPN Finder

Locate and launch the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client application to proceed.

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

Enter VPN Address

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.

Cisco VPN Connect

Disconnect from VPN

Left-click the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client icon in the menu bar at the top of your screen to proceed.

MAC VPN Toolbar

Click Quit Cisco AnyConnect in the drop-down menu to disconnect from VPN.

Close Cisco VPN