Cisco AnyConnect VPN: Installing/Connecting to the MSU VPN on iOS devices

Installing/Configuring Cisco AnyConnect for iOS

1. Download the Cisco AnyConnect app from the App Store.
 

2. Open the app and tap Add VPN Connection....

Cisco VPN MSU
 

3. Type in a Description (this can be anything, but we normally use "MSU"). For the Server Address, type in vpn.msstate.edu. Tap Save.


 

4. A popup saying AnyConnect” Would Like to Add VPN Configurations will appear.  Tap Allow.

Cisco VPN MSU
 

5. When prompted, confirm by entering your passcode, using TouchID, or using FaceID.


Connecting to the MSU VPN

1. Open the Cisco AnyConnect app and tap the AnyConnect VPN toggle to the right/green to bring up the login window.

Cisco VPN MSU
 

2. Enter the following, then tap Connect:

Group – Choose the appropriate group for your access (Employee, Student, Department, etc.)

Username: Enter your netid@msstate.edu

Password: Enter your NetPassword

Duo Password: There are two options for this.

Option 1: Enter a Duo passcode and tap Next.

Option 2: Enter the word push and tap Connect. Approve the Duo prompt from your Duo Mobile app.

Settings

 

3. You are now connected to the MSU VPN. Use your device as needed once connected. Remember to come back to the Cisco AnyConnect app and tap the toggle to the left/white to disconnect when done.

Details

Article ID: 1591
Created
Wed 6/5/19 1:59 PM
Modified
Wed 8/28/19 8:02 AM