Using AnyConnect VPN client software on a Computer
As of June 15, 2016
when signing in to UD resources using a VPN connection you are required to use 2FA.
faculty, staff, and students who log in to Copland or Strauss from off-campus are required to use a VPN connection.
To connect to a secured UD
resource, open AnyConnect
as you would any other application on your computer or
Macintosh, and Linux versions available from UDeploy are already
configured with the University's VPN server address.
On the login dialog box, use the Group menu to select the UDEL-VPN-OATH group.
Log in using your UDelNet ID, UDelNet
password, and 2FA code. (Use the 2FA code as the Second
the recommended method of acquing a 2FA code for use with the
AnyConnect VPN client.
If there is an updated version of the AnyConnect client
software, it will automatically download to your computer after
you log in. During the download, you'll see a dialog box like
this one, keeping you apprised of the download progress:
AnyConnect will automatically connect you to the
UD VPN server.
While you are running the Cisco AnyConnect client software, all network connections to UD proceed through a secure
"tunnel," giving you secure access to UD resources from off
campus or from unsecured wireless networks. Your other network
activities (e.g., using a web browser to view a non-UD website)
The AnyConnect client should allow you to retain your VPN
connection during brief outages (e.g., your tablet going to
sleep, or moving your laptop from office to office).