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Install CU VPN for Windows

Install the Cisco AnyConnect software to connect to Cornell's VPN service. You must have administrative privileges to install the software. 

This article applies to: CU VPN

Enter the following:

  1. Connect to The SSL VPN Service Login dialog box will open.
  2. Enter the following:
    • Group: Leave this set to CornellVPN 
      (even if you will be using a departmental VPN after installing AnyConnect).

    • User Name: Enter your Cornell NetID.

    • Password: Enter your Cornell NetID password.

  3. Click Login. A Downloads page will appear after a successful login. It may take a few seconds to a few minutes to collect information about your system.
  4. If you see two tabs labeled Download and Automatic Provisioning, select Download. (It's okay if you don't see these tabs.)
  5. Click Download for Windows.
  6. The file should be saved in the default download folder. Locate the file named
    anyconnect-win-<version number>-core-vpn-webdeploy-k9.msi 
    then double-click to open it.
  7. Click Run. You may be asked to enter an administrative password for your computer.
  8. Follow the instructions on screen.
For information about connecting using the VPN, see our Connect Windows article.

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