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AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: Macintosh Download for Personally Owned Computers

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

Download AnyConnect

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

Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.12 (Sierra)

(Last updated 9/19/2016)

Installation Instructions

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.

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.

Unidentified Developer Error?

See how to fix the "Unidentified Developer" error when installing.

Older Operating Systems

Have an operating system older than 10.9 that can't be upgraded? CIT makes available unsupported legacy versions of AnyConnect.  

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 Time Warner or Verizon
  • You must use Mac OS X 10.9 - 10.12

Eligibility for Downloading AnyConnect

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

You can run AnyConnect from a foreign country, but only if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not running a proxy server.

Export Control Notice

AnyConnect may be subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations and other U.S. law, and may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries or to persons or entities prohibited from receiving U.S. exports. You are responsible for using AnyConnect in accordance with the requirements of U.S. law, and you hereby certify that you will comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of the Department of Commerce or other United States authority, and not export or allow the re-export of AnyConnect in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations.

For further information, consult the Bureau of Industry and Security Web site.

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