Cisco VPN

Windows
(Win 7, XP and Vista)

Mac OS X
(10.4 and 10.5)

 

Cisco VPN - External Access

Mac OS X - 10.5 and above

 

1. Open a browser and navigate to https://vpn-external.du.edu
2. Enter your DU ID and passcode in the Login field.

For users of 10.5, choose GROUP: MacOS-10.5_ONLY!!

 
Login  
3. Click Continue on the VPN access notification.  
Click Continue  
4. If prompted, Select "Yes" on the Java Security window.  
Select Yes  
5. Wait for the connection to be established.  
connection  
6. The connection is established. Notice the new "Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client" icon in the menu bar.  
connection established  

To launch a secure connection in the future, please navigate to your "Applications" folder, and then locate and launch the "Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client."

 

 

Additional Troubleshooting Tips

 
Once the program has launched and if the "Connect to:" field is blank like in the screenshot shown below:  
Connection Successful  
Kindly type in "vpn-external.du.edu" and hit "Select"  
Connection Successful  
You will then be prompted to enter your 87xxxxxxx credentials and passcode  
Connection Successful