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AnyConnectSetupFireFox

Last modified at 9/21/2017 1:15 PM by Nesta,Alexander M

How Do I Setup VPN on my Computer?

In Firefox: 

  • Direct your internet browser to http://vpn.ufl.edu. Log in with your email address and password.
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  • In Firefox, AnyConnect will attempt to detect Java. If detected click 'Download'. Otherwise select the 'AnyConnect VPN' link to manually download.

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  • A User Account Control popup menu will appear asking if you would like to install 'anyconnect-win-xx-web-deploy.msi'. Select 'Save'. (This will only appear for Windows).
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  • The VPN client will install and automatically start a new VPN session. Once you see 'Connection Established' the process is complete.

 

In Internet Explorer:

  • Direct your internet browser to http://vpn.ufl.edu
  • Within Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet Options > Security
  • Click on the 'Trusted Sites' green checkbox
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  • Click on the 'Sites' button. A new window will pop up. Make sure https://vpn.ufl.edu is typed in the box and click 'Add' then click 'Close'.





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  • Back on the Internet Options window, with 'Trusted Sites' still selected, click on the 'Custom Level' button.

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  • In the new window that pops up, scroll down to Active X Controls and Plug-ins and make sure 'Automatic prompting for Active X controls' is enabled.
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  • Click 'OK'
  • Click 'OK' in the Internet Options window
  • Click the 'Refresh button' just to the left of the red X in the address bar. If you do not click refresh, you will get a warning about cookies not being enabled.
  • Login with your GatorLink email address and password.

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  • If Java is installed and up to date, a message will pop up asking "do you want to run this application?". Click on 'Run'.
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  • You will get a 'User Account Control' popup asking "Allow Access to the following application from this web site?". Select 'Allow'. The VPN client will install and automatically start a new VPN session. Once you see 'Connection Established' the process is complete.
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