VPN access for Windows
- Important information
- Installation guide
- Deactivate Autostart
- Start the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client
- The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client functions with Windows Versions 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10.
- optional for automatic installation in the browser: Java must be up-to-date when using Windows operating systems.
- Open https://vpnserver.vpn.tu-freiberg.de
- Select "world" and enter your central login
- Follow instructions
- Client is installed and connected
Open your browser and open the following URL: https://vpnserver.vpn.tu-freiberg.de
At GROUP please select "world".
At USERNAME and PASSWORD please enter your central login data.
Confirm your login data by clicking on the "LOGIN" button.
Now click on the "AnyConnect" in the menu on the left side of your screen.
Then click on the "Start AnyConnect" in the main window.
Click on Instructions in the bottom right corner and scroll down for a step-by-step guide which helps you to install AnyConnect.
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.