The University of Texas at Austin

Virtual Private Network

Installing the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Mobile Devices

Installation and Configuration

Download the free Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client app:

To configure a VPN connection:

  1. Launch the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client app.
  2. You must tap OK to enable the software (iOS) or agree to Cisco’s terms and conditions (Android) to continue.
  3. Tap Add VPN Connection (iOS) or Add New VPN Connection (Android).
  4. Enter UT in the Description field.
  5. Enter vpn.utexas.edu in the Server Address field.
  6. Tap Save (iOS) or Done (Android).

Establishing a VPN connection

To establish a VPN connection:

  1. Slide the AnyConnect VPN switch to ON.
  2. When prompted, enter your UT EID and password.
  3. Tap Connect (iOS) or OK (Android).
  4. If the app asks for your permission, tap I trust this application, then OK.
  5. A successful connection is made if the app reports Connected or Connected to UT while the AnyConnect VPN switch is ON.

Closing a VPN connection

To close a VPN connection:

  1. Open the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client app.
  2. Slide the VPN switch to the OFF position.
  3. The Status field will show Disconnected.

Last updated March 7, 2013 @ 4:47 pm

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