DUO Security & Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client for Colleague

Elon University requires multi-factor authentication (MFA) using DUO Security for those of logging into the Colleague system. MFA enhances the security of your online accounts by using your landline phone, mobile device or key fob to verify your identity. This prevents anyone but you from accessing your Colleague account, even if they know your password. DUO Security works with the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client to strengthen the security of your connection to Colleague.

It is recommended that you read through all instructions prior to attempting them.

Getting Started

You must complete ALL steps below in order to complete the DUO Security process.

If you use a key fob, proceed to Step 2.

  1. Follow the Enrolling in DUO Instructions below to enroll the desired authentication method (mobile device or landline phone). 
  2. Follow the Installing AnyConnect instructions below to install the AnyConnect VPN Client on your machine.
  3. Launch AnyConnect and follow the Using AnyConnect instructions below to complete multi-factor authentication to login to the Colleague network. If you need to know how to authenticate with the DUO Mobile App, follow the Using DUO Mobile App instructions below.



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