Windows AnyConnect Setup Tutorial

AnyConnect Setup Tutorial for Windows

The following instructions go step–by–step through an AnyConnect installation on Windows.

1. Download Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Download Cisco AnyConnect from here: AnyConnect for Windows

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2. Run Installer

Open the zip archive and run the installer application.

3. Install AnyConnect

Check ‘I accept’ and click the ‘Next’ button to initiate the installation.

4. Install

Click the ‘Install’ button to confirm the installation.

5. Unknown Publisher

You may receive a Windows UAC prompt, click ‘Yes’, the software is perfectly safe to use.

6. Finish Installation

Click onto the ‘Finish’ button. The AnyConnect software application is now installed on your system.

7. Run Cisco AnyConnect Mobility Client

If the GUI does not automatically open, go to your Start menu and open the > Cisco > Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.

8. Configure Options

Click onto the ‘Settings’ button to begin the configuration of AnyConnect.

9. Preferences

To to the ‘Preferences’ tab and ensure the option to ‘Block connections to untrusted servers’ is unchecked.

10. Server Details

Input your server details and click onto the ‘Connect’ button.
VPN Server: Enter the server IP or DNS address of the server you would like to connect to, followed by a colon and port number 4443.
For example, if your account is located on UK23, you would enter its DNS address as: or its IP followed by :4443

11. Enter Username

Enter your login username into the ‘Username’ field, then click onto the ‘OK’ button.

12. Enter Password

Enter your login password into the ‘Password’ field, then click onto the ‘OK’ button.

13. Connected.

You will now connect to your VPNUK server. If you would like to disconnect, click onto the ‘Disconnect’ button.