Install Cisco AnyConnect for VPN Access

1.) Visit Elon's AnyConnect website, select ‘AnyConnect’ from the dropdown menu and enter your Elon email username and password. Then, select ‘Login.’

A screenshot from Elon's AnyConnect VPN site.

2.) Select ‘Continue’ to advance to the next step.

3.) You will be presented with the download page for Mac devices. If you use a Windows-based PC, your device will download the appropriate Windows client automatically. Step-by-step installation instructions for each operating systems continues below.

Continue Windows Installation

1.) Download the AnyConnect File (as above).

2.) Save the file

This image shows the AnyConnect installer file

3.) Launch the install file (location varies by browser)

4.) Click 'Run'

This image asks if you want to run the file

5.) Click 'Next'

This is the first image of the AnyConnect setup wizard

6.) Accept the User Agreement and click 'Next'

This is an image of the AnyConnect user agreement

7.) Click 'Install'

This image says you're ready to install AnyConnect

8.) Click 'Finish'

This image says to click finish to complete the installation process

You've successfully installed AnyConnect on your Windows device.

If you plan on using AnyConnect to access Colleague, please download the appropriate profiles below. If you are using AnyConnect to access Network/Departmental Storage, please view the Remote access and VPN page and follow the directions listed on the row for AnyConnect (Windows).

The instructions below are ONLY necessary if you are using AnyConnect to access Colleague/Elon's ERP system.

To connect from on campus - enter "gold.elon.edu" in the window without quotes.

To connect from off campus - enter "maroon.elon.edu" in the window with quotes.

Read more about using AnyConnect on your PC.

The profile connections will appear as follows, if you chose to install them:

Off Campus:

This is an image of the off-campus VPN profile

On Campus:
This is an image of the on-campus VPN profile

Continue Mac Installation

These instructions will walk you through installing the AnyConnect Client on a Mac.

1.) Download the AnyConnect File (as above).

2.) You will be asked to save the .dmg or .pkg file to your Mac, save the file to your downloads folder and double click to begin installation.

This is an image of the AnyConnect DMG file

3.) Open the install file from your Downloads folder

4.) Double-click the PKG file

An image of the PKG file

5.) Click 'Continue'

This is the introduction screen for the setup process.

6.) Click 'Continue'

An image of the user agreement

7.) Click 'Agree' to accept the license agreement

Click 'Agree' to accept the license agreement

8.) Select your computer hard drive as the installation location and click 'Continue'

Select your computer hard drive as the installation location and click 'Continue'

9.) Click 'Install'

Click 'Install'

  • If prompted for a password, use the password for your computer.

10.) Congratulations! The AnyConnect is ready for use on your computer.

The instructions below are ONLY necessary if you are using AnyConnect to access Colleague/Elon's ERP system.

The instructions below are ONLY necessary if you are using AnyConnect to access Colleague/Elon's ERP system.

To connect from on campus - enter "gold.elon.edu" in the window without quotes.

To connect from off campus - enter "maroon.elon.edu" in the window with quotes.

Read more about using AnyConnect on your PC.

The profile connections will appear as follows, if you chose to install them:

Off Campus:

An image of the off-campus VPN profile

On Campus:
An image of the on-campus VPN profile

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Article ID: 76277
Created
Wed 4/17/19 1:50 PM
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Thu 4/23/20 9:58 AM
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