I am required to use VPN to access UH resources. How do I set up AnyConnect VPN client on my iOS device?

VPN Installation Instructions for iOS

Installing the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

  1. Go to the Apple App Store and search for Cisco AnyConnect.

  2. Choose the AnyConnect app and tap get to install.

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  3. Tap Open and accept the license agreement if one is presented.

  4. Click Allow.connect2

  5. Choose to add a new VPN connection by tapping Connections.

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  6. If the Advanced Preferences screen displays, tap Add a New VPN Connection.


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  7. Enter the following information:

    • Description: label the configuration with a unique identifier (for example, UHVPN)
    • Server Address: enter one of the following
      • vpn.uh.edu - this is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus
      • full-vpn.uh.edu - this is for users that need to access web-based journals and databases licensed by UH Libraries               

                                              

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     8. Tap Done.

   9. Tap Save.

                                                                                                             

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   10. Tap Allow.connect 7


 

Connect to the UH VPN

This is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus.     

  1. Open the AnyConnect app.

  2. Tap the AnyConnect VPN Off slider button.

  3. When prompted for your username and password, enter the following and then tap Connect:

    •  Username: your COUGARNET ID.
    • Password: your COUGARNET password.
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  4. When you are connected to VPN, the AnyConnect app shows the VPN as turned on.

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Disconnect from the UH VPN

To disconnect from the UH VPN, open the AnyConnect app and tap the On button. It toggles to Off, disconnecting your device from the UH VPN Service.

Note: If you disconnect from UH VPN you will be required to re-enter your password for reconnections.

 

 

Connect to the Full UH VPN

This is for users that need to access web-based journals and databases licensed by UH Libraries. 

  1. Open the AnyConnect app.

  2. Tap the AnyConnect VPN Off slider button. 

  3. Tap UHVPN-services.                                                                        select fullvpn
  4. Tap full-vpn.     
  5. Tap Back.                                                                                          full vpn
  6. When prompted for your username and password, enter the following and then tap Connect:

    • Username: your COUGARNET ID.
    • Password: your COUGARNET password.
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  7. When you are connected to VPN, the AnyConnect app shows the VPN as turned on.

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Disconnect from the Full UH VPN

To disconnect from the full UH VPN, open the AnyConnect app and tap the On button. It toggles to Off, disconnecting your device from the UH VPN Service.

Note: If you disconnect from the full UH VPN you will be required to re-enter your password for reconnections.

Created: Jan 25, 2018 - 10:47am Updated: Mar 27, 2019 - 10:17am Author: UIT Support Center Article: 2874
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