AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: Macintosh Download

AnyConnect is Virtual Private Network (VPN) software required to securely connect to services at UB from off campus, such as My Virtual Computing Lab and UBfs. AnyConnect is the recommended VPN client at UB.

Operating System: Macintosh

Applies To: UB students, faculty and staff using UBVPN; UB faculty and staff using Departmental VPNs or AdminVPN

Last Updated: October 14, 2020

Download AnyConnect

This client only supports Mac OS 10.13, 10.14, 10.15 and 11 (Big Sur). For older operating systems, see Unsupported Legacy Versions of AnyConnect.

AnyConnect can be downloaded by UB faculty, staff and students who have paid the Comprehensive fee.

Note: This software can be downloaded multiple times and does not limit the number of downloads.

(Last updated 10/14/2020)

Installation Instructions

Install

1. Download AnyConnect.

2. Double click on the AnyConnect icon.

3. Click Continue on the Welcome screen.

4. Click Continue on the Software License Agreement.

5. Click Agree to accept the software license agreement.

select only VPN.

6. De-select all packages except the VPN package.

7. Click Continue.

8. Click Install on the Standard Install screen.

9. Enter your computer's password to authorize the installation.

10. Click Close to complete the installation.

Enable the Extension

Under Preferences > Security & Privacy click Allow to enable the extension.

Enable the system extension for AnyConnect by clicking Preferences > Security & Privacy > Allow.

Using AnyConnect

Requirements for Use

  • You must be located off campus and first establish a connection to the Internet through your Internet Service Provider (ISP), such as Spectrum or Verizon
  • You can run AnyConnect from a foreign country, but only if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not running a proxy server.

See also

Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.