Install and Configure VPN on Android

Overview

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 Google Play Store. In order to complete the VPN connection, you will need to complete two factor authentication with Duo.

Instructions

  1. Navigate to Google Play and download and install AnyConnect VPN

  2. Once AnyConnect is installed, open the app and accept the EULA (End User License Agreement), then tap Connections and then Add New VPN Connection. Enter the information below in the fields as shown: 
    Description: urvpn
    Server Address: cipher.richmond.edu

    configure vpn

  3. Once urvpn is configured, press Done to navigate back to the main screen and toggle the VPN toggle to ON. Chose VPN_Login DUO as the group type, press Open Browser, and then authenticate with your netID and password at the next screen to complete the connection. 

    authenticate

See Also

VPN 

Duo