Cisco Anyconnect Deakin

Cisco Anyconnect Deakin

Installing the VPN Client

Cisco Anyconnect Deakin

Cisco AnyConnect is Deakin’s secure VPN service. The AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client is pre-configured with Deakin’s connection profiles and is required for students and staff on personal or University-owned un-managed devices in order to establish a secure VPN connection to Deakin University. An extra layer of protection for your Deakin account. Cisco AnyConnect. Securely connect to the Deakin network from anywhere. Cisco Proximity.

  1. Download the AnyConnect VPN client for Windows. Note: If you're using Microsoft Edge, the program will download as a 'sys_attachment.do' file. You will need to rename the file to 'sys_attachment.msi'
    • If you have the Windows Surface Pro X tablet with an ARM-based processor, you should download the AnyConnect VPN client for ARM64.
  2. Click Run on the Open File – Security Warning dialog box.
  3. Click Next in the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Setup dialog box, then follow the steps to complete the installation. NOTE: We recommend you un-check everything (Web Security, Umbrella, etc) except for the VPN and the Diagnostic and Reporting Tool (DART). This will give you a minimal install. The other features are not supported so there's no need to install them.

Starting the VPN Client

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  1. Go to Start->Programs->Cisco->Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client to launch the program.
  2. Enter vpn.uci.edu in the Ready toConnect to field, then press the Connect button.
  3. Select your desired connection profile from the Group drop-down menu:
    • UCIFULL – Route all traffic through the UCI VPN.
      • IMPORTANT: Use UCIFULL when accessing Library resources.
    • UCI – Route only campus traffic through the UCI VPN. All other traffic goes through your normal Internet provider.
  4. Enter your UCInetID and password, then click OK.
  5. A banner window will appear. Click Accept to close that window. You are now connected!

Disconnecting the VPN Client

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When you are finished using the VPN, remember to disconnect.

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  1. Right-click the AnyConnect client icon located in the system tray near the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Select Quit.

Cisco AnyConnect is automatically installed on all managed staff laptops.

Cisco AnyConnect is Deakin’s secure VPN service. The AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client is pre-configured with Deakin’s connection profiles and is required for students and staff on personal or University-owned un-managed devices in order to establish a secure VPN connection to Deakin University.

New in the April 2019 update is the option to encrypt your internet traffic on an untrusted network, such as public Wi-Fi hot-spot, which sends it through Deakin’s connection to the internet rather than the hot-spot. Or use the unencrypted option to use your own home internet access while accessing Deakin services and resources.

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