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VPN Installation Instructions for Linux (Ubuntu)

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Installing the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

  1. Download the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client for Linux installer from: 

                                      vpnuhedu

                                                                                             
  2. Enter the CougarNet credentials.
  3. Click Login
  4. Download and copy file to your desktop.

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  5. Open Terminal. Drag the file into Terminal. Remove the quotes and type sudo in front of the file location. Press Enter.

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  6. Type your password and installation should begin.

  7. Installation is done when you see the following.

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Connecting to the UH VPN

This is for users that need to access UH secure network resources from off campus.

  1. Open the search bar and search for Cisco. You should see the Cisco icon. Click to open.

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  2. Type vpn.uh.edu.                                                                                                                      connect2
  3. Click Connect.

  4. Enter the following information and then click Connect:                 

    • Group: UHVPN
    • Username: your COUGARNET ID
    • Password: your COUGARNET passwordvpn connect
  5. You should now be connected to UHVPN.


Disconnect from the UH VPN

  1. Click on the Cisco icon to open the connection box.

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  2. The connection box will open. Click Disconnect.

                                          vpn disconnect

Note: You are now disconnected from UH VPN and will be required to re-enter your password to reconnect.

 

 

 


Connecting to the Full UH VPN

This is for users that need to access web-based journals and databases licensed by UH Libraries.

  1. Open the search bar and search for Cisco. You should see the Cisco icon. Click to open.

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  2. Type full-vpn.uh.edu.                                                                                                                  connect2
  3. Click Connect.

  4. Enter the following information and then click Connect:                 

    • Group: UHVPN
    • Username: your COUGARNET ID
    • Password: your COUGARNET passwordfull vpn connect
  5. You should now be connected to UHVPN.


Disconnect from the Full UH VPN

  1. Click on the Cisco icon to open the connection box.

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  2. The connection box will open. Click Disconnect.

                                          linux disconnect vpn

Note: You are now disconnected from full UH VPN and will be required to re-enter your password to reconnect.