VPN - Setup and Connect using the AnyConnect App for iOS

Last Updated: 09/25/2017
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The documentation below shows the process of setting up the AnyConnect application to connect to CU Boulder's VPN service for Apple iOS users.

Step 1

Install AnyConnect from the App Store .

*Note: If you are currently using AnyConnect for another VPN, you do not need to reinstall the application. You only need to add the new profile, as shown in the remaining steps.

Step 2

Open the AnyConnect app.

Step 3

Tap Add New VPN Connection.

Step 4

Tap Description.

Step 5

Enter in a name for your connection.

Step 6

Tap Server Address.

Step 7

Enter vpn.colorado.edu then tap Save.

*Note: Advanced users and system administrators should enter vpn.colorado.edu/limited in this field. Custom VPNs in the format of vpn.colorado.edu with /thecustomaddress appended should also be entered in this field, if applicable.

Step 8

With the connection selected, tap the ON/OFF button.

Step 9

Enter your CU Login Name and IdentiKey password, then tap Connect.

Step 10

Once you enter your credentials, a new connection will appear, labeled UCB VPN. This is the connection that you need to use. Delete the connection with the name you entered in step 5.

Step 11

Tap UCB VPN, then tap the ON/OFF button. You will be connected to the CU Boulder VPN service.

*Note: Connect to the VPN in the future by tapping this UCB VPN connection.