The AnyConnect VPN client is used to gain access to University-wide administrative systems such as ROSI and AMS. This document describes the procedure for installing and configuring the Windows client.


  1. Possession of eToken with UTORauth-issued certificate and a current version of the SafeNet client installed on the Windows host.
  2. Staff authorization configured. The AnyConnect client will not connect unless at least one authorization is configured. This is configured when the appropriate forms are filled out, approved and submitted to ROSI and AMS business contacts.

Desktop Installation and Configuration:

  1.  The AnyConnect client is packaged in installer and .msi formats and can be downloaded from It can be installed in a domain-attached or stand-alone environment. It can also be installed direct from the VPN server using Internet Explorer via ActiveX or Firefox/Chrome via Java. When installing from the VPN server, connect to with the eToken connected.


  1. Connect the eToken.
  2. Start the AnyConnect tunnel from the AnyConnect icon in the Windows systray.
  3. For the first connect, enter the VPN server URL:, then select ‘Connect’.
  4. To disconnect the tunnel, use the ‘Disconnect’ button.