Installing VPN on Windows

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Installing VPN on Windows

 

Visit https://vpn.nku.edu. Enter your NKU username and password.

 

Windows VPN Sign In.

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Click "AnyConnect" on the left side.

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Click "Start AnyConnect" in the center.

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The will open the download window.  Click "Save File".

 

VPN Download Window with options to Save or Cancel.

 

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Find the installation file on your computer.  Double click to open the installer and follow the prompts to install Cisco AnyConnect.

Cisco AnyConnect Installation File on a Desktop.

 

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Start the AnyConnect Client.  Click the Start Menu > Cisco -> Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client. 

Cisco AnyConnect in a Windows Start Menu.

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Enter "vpn.nku.edu" if it is not already in the address box and click "Connect".  Enter your NKU credentials, and you will be connected.

Cisco AnyConnect Icon in Windows System Tray.

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Once connected, you will see your time connected and time remaining.  All connections have a 24 hour limit per session.  To disconnect from the VPN, simply click "Disconnect".  Be sure to save all work on network drives before disconnecting.

Cisco AnyConnect Window in Windows.

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There will be an icon for the VPN client in the system tray in the lower right corner.  Click this icon to open the window.

 

Cisco AnyConnect Icon in Windows System Tray.

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Article ID: 122619
Created
Mon 12/14/20 1:27 PM
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Mon 1/25/21 3:37 PM