VPN Installation for Apple iPad or iPhone

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


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


  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.


  7. Select Add VPN Connection. 


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


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


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


    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.