If you are looking for VPN client installation steps for a device not running Mac OS X, see our VPN Client Installation knowledge base article.

For VPN client access on Mac OS X, three components must be installed on your device. Steps to connect to each of these are below:

  1. A valid user certificate

  2. The Cisco AnyConnect VPN client

  3. The Cisco AnyConnect configuration profile

Once the setup steps above are complete, you can now connect to the VPN.

Connecting to the VPN

  1. Open the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.
    (Not the Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client Notification)

  2. Ensure your company name is selected in the dropdown box, and click Connect.

  3. If prompted, enter your login password to unlock your user certificate.

Disconnecting from the VPN

  1. Open the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client tray icon. Click Disconnect.

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