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Download and install the UIndy VPN software

The UIndy Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows you to securely connect to the UIndy network from off campus. The VPN is required to use some UIndy services from off campus.

Before downloading the VPN you must request access by submitting a Help Desk Ticket. Please navigate to the following in order to submit the Help Desk Ticket.

Download and install from Windows

Download the VPN software

  1. Navigate to https://vpn.uindy.edu in your web browser.
  1. Log in with your UIndy username and password.
  2. Click the Login button.
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  1. Click the Download for Windows button.
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  1. To begin the installation, click on the anyconnect-win-4...exe box once it is finished installing to the computer.

 

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The "Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Setup" window should then appear. To complete installation, please proceed to the instructions below.

Install the VPN software

  1. Click Next.
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  1. Click the button next to I accept the terms in the License Agreement.
  2. Click Next.
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  1. Click Install.
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  1. Your computer may ask you if you want to allow this app to make changes to your device. Click Yes.
  2. Click Finish.
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The VPN client should now be installed on your computer.  To ensure it was installed properly, follow the steps below.

  1. Click on the Search Windows magnifying glass.
  2. Enter Cisco AnyConnect and you should see the client show up under "Best Match" as a Desktop app.
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Download and install from MacOS

Download the software

  1. Navigate to https://vpn.uindy.edu in your web browser.
  1. Log in with your UIndy username and password.
  2. Click the Login button.
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  1. Click the Download for macOS button.
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Open the downloaded file to unpackage it. By default, files downloaded from a web browser are saved in the "Downloads" folder located in the Dock.

  1. Click the Downloads folder in the Dock.
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  1. Click the .dmg file to open it.
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An "AnyConnect VPN" window will open with an "anyconnect-macos" package in it. Proceed to the installation instructions below.

Install the software

  1. Double-click the anyconnect-macos .pkg file to open it.
downloaded anyconnect file in the Downloads folder
  1. Click the Continue button.
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  1. Review the Software License Agreement and click the Continue button.
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  1. If you accept the terms of the software license agreement, click the Agree button.
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  1. Click the Install button.
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  1. Enter the username and password you use to log into your computer.
  2. Click Install Software.
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  1. When you see a message that the installation was successful, click the Close button.
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If you are prompted to move the installer to the Trash, you may click the Move to Trash button.

The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client has been installed in your Applications folder.

You may now connect to the UIndy VPN.