VPN using the Cisco AnyConnect Client

Note: You need to setup two factor authentication before using VPN. Follow the instructions here.

Note 2: The address for VPN is now ocvpn.scinet.science

The OpenConnect VPN server is compatible with the Cisco Anyconnect client if you already have that installed.  We have tested this with OSX, Windows, Linux, Android, Use of the VPN does require 2 factor authentication.  If you have not set that up yet please read these instructions and do so before continuing.

Using Google Authenticator to login to the DTN.pdf - SCINet Virtual Research Support Core


First open AnyConnect and enter ocvpn.scinet.science  in the box and click [Connect]

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Enter your Ceres Username.
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Enter your password with your GA pin appended to the end.  For example if your password is "qwerty" and your GA app is showing  "456321"  you would enter:
qwerty456321 
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You should now get the welcome banner. This may change over time from what is shown here.  Click [Accept]
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You are now connected to the VPN.

On OSX this shows up on the status bar (typically at the top of your screen) like this:
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In Windows the notifications will appear in the tray (typically at the bottom of your screen) and looks like this:
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In linux there is no notification icon but you should see this window.

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