How to use Cisco AnyConnect

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You can only access from off-campus networks.

Before you begin

  • It is assumed that you have already self-enrolled for Multi-Factor Authorization. You should have your mobile phone nearby and ready to complete the login process.
  • Cisco AnyConnect is only supported on the following operating systems:
    • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and current Microsoft versions of Windows 10 x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit)
    • Mac OS 10.12, 10.13 and 10.14

Installing and connecting

  1. In a web browser, go to (only accessible on off-campus networks).
  2. On the login page, for Group select xBryantMF.
  3. Enter your Bryant Account username and password.
  4. Click Login.
  5. Depending on your chosen option selected during the Self-Enrollment for MFA, a notification will come in the form of a phone call, text message, or on the MFA app on your smartphone. You will have a limited amount of time  to respond to this message before you login fails.
  6. If successful, you will be forwarded AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client page for Download and Install page. On this page you can click on the Instructions link for a visual walk-through of these instructions.
  7. Click Download to save the installation package.
  8. Locate and open the downloaded install package.
  9. Click Next on the Welcome to the AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Wizard screen.
  10. Agree to the Software License Agreement and click Next.
  11. If you already have a version of the client installed, you will be asked to close it if it's running. Follow the prompts to continue with the installation. Otherwise click Install to begin installation.
  12. If prompted with You must have elevated privileges to install Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, choose Yes to proceed.
  13. Click Finish on the successful installation screen.
  14. Launch the Cisco AnyConnect Client from the Windows Start menu.
  15. In the connection window that appears, click Connect.