Campus VPN Setup for Mac OS

By: Richard Glaser, University of Utah - Revised: 2017-03-06

Attention

The University's VPN service NO longer supports IPSec for VPN access and requires the Cisco AnyConnect software be installed. University student, staff and faculty can download the software from the University's Office of Software Licensing website or by opening a web browser to the website vpnaccess.utah.edu and login with your uNID, password , and 2FA passcode.

Documentation is available here:

Introduction

This is step-by-step manual setup of University of Utah Cisco VPN for Mac OS built-in VPN tool.

VPN Setup for Mac OS 10.6

Step 1: Open System Preferences => NetWork

 

Step 2:

Click on "+" to add an VPN connection.

Step 3:

Choose "VPN" as Interface.

VPN Type: Cisco IPSec.

Give a Service Name: University of Utah.

Step 4:

Server Address: vpnaccess.utah.edu

Account Name: your uNID ("u0123456",i.e.)

Don't put your password here.

Click on "Authentication Settings"

Step 5:

Please contact Campus Help Desk at 801-581-4000 option 1 for Shared Secret password.

Enter Group Name: UofUVPN

Step 6:

Click on Connect

Step 7:

Enter your password and click on OK.

You will see this message when you successfully conntected to campus VPN:

VPN Setup for Mac OS 10.7

Step 1: Open System Preferences => NetWork

 

Step 2: Click on "+" to add an VPN connection.

Step 3: