VPN access for Windows
- Important information
- Installation guide
- Start the AnyConnect Client
- Deactivate Autostart (Windows 8/10)
- Start the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
- The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client works with Windows Versions 8.1 / 10.
- Download the AnyConnnect Client Setup
- enter your central login if asked
- run the downloaded setup file
If you do not want the AnyConnect client to be loaded automatically at startup, you can disable it as follows:
Now select "Auto start" tab. There you will see the list of the applications that are automatically loaded when the system starts. Right click on the "Cisco AnyConnect User Interface". Select "deactivated".
Error: When using Internet Explorer the following error message appears during installation:
Failed to install AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 4.1.06020 because the process is running in protected mode and cannot perform an install. The secure gateway must be added to the Trusted Sites Zone in Internet Explorer. A VPN connection cannot be established.
Solution A: Use a different browser(Firefox, Chrome, Safari etc.)for the installation.
Solution B: Add the website "https://vpnserver.vpn.tu-freiberg.de" to your trusted website list:
In the Internet Explorer menu select "Security" tab under "Tools"/"Internet Options". Here open "Trusted Sites" in the upper section. Click on "Sites" and enter "https://vpnserver.vpn.tu-freiberg.de" in the "Add Website to Zone" field. Then click on "Add" and "Close". Repeat the installation after restarting your browser.