VPN Installation for Apple iPad or iPhone

  1. Go to the iTunes App Store.
  2. Download and install:
    AnyConnect Security Mobility Client.

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  3. Find the newly installed AnyConnect application.
  4. To open it, tap on the AnyConnect icon.

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  5. The first time you start AnyConnect, you’ll get this message:
    “Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client extends the VPN capabilities of your device.  Do you want to enable this software?”
  6. Select OK.

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  7. Select Add VPN Connection. . .

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  8. Enter the following VPN settings:
    Description: NCSU (or whatever name you choose)
    Server Address: vpn.ncsu.edu
    Leave the rest at the default settings.
    Select Save.

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  9. To start the VPN service while the application is loaded:
    move the AnyConnect VPN slider to On.

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  10. When prompted, enter your Unity ID and password.
  11. Select the Connect button.

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    You are now connected to NC State’s VPN service.
    This is indicated by the VPN icon in the upper left hand corner.

  12. To Disconnect:
    1. Load the AnyConnect application again.
    2. At the top of the screen, move the AnyConnect VPN slider to Off.

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