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Running the Off-Campus VPN Client AnyConnect on Windows 7

Get started running AnyConnect on Windows 7. AnyConnect provides secure access to a restricted network from another network.


Some people with February 2015 Microsoft Security Patches get the error, "Failed to initialize connection subsystem”. 

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You must connect to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) such as Time Warner or Verizon before connecting to AnyConnect.

Initial Configuration of AnyConnect on Windows 7

Anyconnect does not work with Internet Connection Sharing enabled.

  1. Double-click on the Cisco AnyConnect software icon to launch the program.
  2. Enter for  Connect to:
  3. Click Select to initiate the connection.
  4. Enter your UBITName and password when prompted.

Once you are connected, you can access services like iprint anywhere as if you were on campus.

Still need help?

Don't know your UBITName or password? Call 716-645-3542, visit one of our two walk-in locations, or send a message.

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Use your email, if known