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en:services:network_services:vpn:anyconnect [2020/03/16 22:30]
sklemer [Installation Guide]
en:services:network_services:vpn:anyconnect [2020/03/25 10:59]
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-====== Cisco AnyConnect ======+====== Cisco AnyConnect (Windows, macOS) ======
  
 The AnyConnect [[http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_Private_Network|VPN]] client is a Java-based application, which establishes a SSL-encrypted tunnel to Cisco ASA 5500 gateways. With this tool communication over otherwise insecure networks like the unencrypted networks like GoeMobile can be secured. The AnyConnect [[http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_Private_Network|VPN]] client is a Java-based application, which establishes a SSL-encrypted tunnel to Cisco ASA 5500 gateways. With this tool communication over otherwise insecure networks like the unencrypted networks like GoeMobile can be secured.
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 <WRAP center round important 100%> <WRAP center round important 100%>
-Due to the current load in VPN, two more servers were set up in addition to vpn.gwdg.de: ** vpn-b.gwdg.de ** and ** vpn-c.gwdg.de **. We recommend using one of them.+Due to the current load in VPN, two more servers were set up in addition to vpn.gwdg.de: ** vpn-b.gwdg.de ** and ** vpn-c.gwdg.de **.  We recommend using one of them. The current load of the all VPN systems are displayed [[https://status.gwdg.de/vpn|here]]. You may download the AnyConnect client [[https://ftp.gwdg.de/anyconnect/|from our ftp server]] using the username 'vpn' and the password 'fernzugriff'
 </WRAP> </WRAP>
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 +{{url>https://status.gwdg.de/vpn 600px  noscroll noborder }}
 ==== Supported Operating Systems==== ==== Supported Operating Systems====
  
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 | Linux (officially supported):  | RHEL ab 7 Desktop und Ubuntu ab 14.04  | | Linux (officially supported):  | RHEL ab 7 Desktop und Ubuntu ab 14.04  |
  
 +We strongly advise Linux users to use the [[Linux|built-in OpenConnect client together with NetworkManager]] and not AnyConnect. This also works for the alternative servers b and c.