Using Cisco AnyConnect VPN (Windows)


I already have Duo Security set-up on my phone and I have the Cisco AnyConnect VPN installed on my computer. How do I use it?


  • Windows
    • Cisco AnyConnect VPN


 Note: You must be approved by WKU ITS Security in order to use the Cisco VPN. If you have not requested access yet, please see this article.

 Note: This process will involve the computer you need to use the Cisco AnyConnect VPN on and your cell phone. Please have both ready before you start this process.

  1. Click Start.
  2. Look for Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client in your Programs List.
    Note: It may be in a folder labeled Cisco.
  3. Open the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.
  4. In the box type:
  5. Click Connect.
  6. Fill in this information in the corresponding fields:
    • Username: Your NetID
    • Password: Your NetID password
    • Second Password: From your Duo Mobile App, click the key icon next to WKU. Type in the numbered code displayed.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Your computer will connect to the Cisco VPN. The Cisco AnyConnect icon will appear in your system tray.

If you have any questions or issues please contact the ITS Service Desk at 270-745-7000, at Live Chat, or submit an online request.

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