AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: Windows Download

AnyConnect is Virtual Private Network (VPN) software required to securely connect to AdminVPN and departmental VPNs. To connect to UBVPN, use FortiClient VPN instead.

Operating System: Windows

Applies To: UB faculty and staff using Departmental VPNs or AdminVPN

Last Updated: April 6, 2020


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

Windows 10, 8.1, 8

(Last updated 4/6/2020)

Install AnyConnect

You must be your computer's administrator to install this software.  

  1. Download AnyConnect.
  2. Double click on the Cisco AnyConnect software icon. (If using Windows 8/8.1, from the Start screen, tap or click the Desktop tile, then tap or click the Libraries icon in the Navigation pane. Tap or click Downloads, then double-click on the Cisco AnyConnect software icon.)
  3. Click on Next on the Welcome screen.
  4. Click on the bubble beside I accept the terms in the License Agreement.
  5. Click Next on the End-User License Agreement screen.
  6. Click Install on the Ready to Install screen.
  7. Depending on your computer’s security level you may be prompted by Windows to allow the AnyConnect client to change your PC. Accept the prompt to continue.
  8. Click Finish to complete the installation.

Connect with AnyConnect


  • You must use Windows 10, 8.1, 8
  • You can run AnyConnect from a foreign country, but only if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not running a proxy server.
  • You must be the administrator of your computer

Eligibility for Downloading AnyConnect

AnyConnect can be downloaded by UB faculty and staff.

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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