VPN: Chromebook AnyConnect Client

  1. Download and install the Cisco AnyConnect App.
  2. Open the Cisco AnyConnect App. If necessary, wait for it to finish initializing.
  3. Select or click "Add New Connection".
    Screenshot: AnyConnect App. Add New Connection.
  4. Give it any name, and use "vpn.d.umn.edu" for the Server Address.
    Screenshot: Edit connection dialog box. Name=UMD-VPN. Server Address=vpn.d.umn.edu
  5. Select or click or "Save Changes"
  6. Open Network settings.
  7. Select or click "VPN".
    Screenshot: Network. VPN selected under Network. Current state not connected.
  8. Select or click "Cisco AnyConnect: UMD-VPN (user)". This may vary if you chose a different name in Step 4.
    Screenshot: Network. VPN selected under Network. Current state not connected
  9. Several alerts may appear. This is OK, click or select "Import and Continue".
    Screenshot: Dialog box. 'Cisco AnyConnect cannot verify the identity of UMD-VPN (user)' Would you like to continue anyway?'
  10. When prompted log in with your UMN InternetID (not your entire email address) and UMN Password.
    Screenshot: Login dialog box.

    Long Description: Login Dialog Box

  11. Authenticate with DUO. Visit VPN: Virtual Private Network for more information about using DUO with VPN.
  12. You are now connected to VPN.
    Screenshot: Cisco AnyConnect. UMN-VPN (user). Connected.
  13. The next time you connect, you may see a second connection available called "Cisco AnyConnect: vpn.d.umn.edu". Use this new connection going forward.