AnyConnect is Virtual Private Network (VPN) software required to securely connect to UB services from off campus, including My Virtual Computing Lab and UBfs. AnyConnect is the recommended VPN client at UB.
Operating System: Windows 11 (64-bit), current Microsoft supported versions of Windows 10 x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit), and Windows 8.1.
Applies To: UB students, faculty and staff using UB VPN; UB faculty and staff using Departmental VPNs or AdminVPN
Last Updated: June 22, 2022
For older operating systems (Windows 8 or Windows 7), see unsupported legacy versions of AnyConnect.
Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Note: This software can be downloaded multiple times and does not limit the number of installations.
(Last updated 6/22/2022)
You may also download the optional Start Before Login module.
Some devices are ARM-based, and should use this download instead of the standard AnyConnect download. This download has not been tested at UB.
IT Staff: There is currently no start before login module for the ARM-based device download.
You must be your computer's administrator to install this software.
These instructions are for the standard version of AnyConnect, not the version for ARM-based devices.
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.