AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: Macintosh 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: Macintosh

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

Last Updated: March 18, 2020

Download 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 10/8/2019)

Installation Instructions

Running Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra?

Enable the AnyConnect software extension in macOS Preferences > Security & Privacy  

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.

Older Operating Systems

Have an older operating system that can't be upgraded? UBIT 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 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.

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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Still need help?

Contact the UBIT Help Center.