Install and Configure VPN on iOS


The University of Richmond's network resources can be accessed by authenticated students, faculty, and staff using the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN) via an Internet connection. The VPN allows secure access to networked resources from a remote (off-campus) location.

The Cisco AnyConnect app is available to be downloaded and installed via the App Store. In order to complete the VPN connection, you will need to complete two factor authentication with Duo.

Details / Instructions

1.  Navigate to the App Store and download AnyConnect. Tap the Free button for Cisco AnyConnect.

Note: AnyConnect on iOS Devices require iOS 7 or newer.

2.  Tap Install, and then tap Open once the app is installed. You may need to enter your AppleID and password to complete the install.

3.  After opening Cisco AnyConnect, tap OK to enable the software. 

4.  To begin configuring the VPN, tap Add VPN Connection. 

5.  Setup the VPN Connection as shown below. List a description that you prefer for the connection and enter the server address as Tap Save when finished. 

6.  Once the Richmond VPN is setup, toggle the AnyConnect VPN switch to ON to activate the VPN.

7.  Once the VPN is configured, you should be able to connect to it using Duo for VPN.

8.  Once connected, the VPN icon will appear at the top of your screen in the status bar.

See Also

DUO Enrollment


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