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Connect to the Lehigh Network with Cisco AnyConnect on macOS

After downloading and installing the Cisco AnyConnect client software for your device, as described on the VPN service page, you'll need to configure it and create a connection in order to begin accessing services that are inside Lehigh's network firewall.

Step Number: 
1
Action: 

Find the 'Cisco AnyConnect' software on your system and start it.  You'll see a window with a blank box and a 'Connect' button.

Screenshot: 
AnyConnect with Blank Server box on MacOS
Step Number: 
2
Action: 

Type 'vpn.lehigh.edu' into the box, and click 'Connect'.  You'll see another window open containing a pull-down menu and blanks for a username and password.

Screenshot: 
Anyconnect connection parameters on MacOS
Step Number: 
3
Action: 

If you're making this connection to access Library Resources, select 'Library Resources' from the pull-down. 

For all other connections, leave it on the default 'General Access', and type your Lehigh username and password into the appropriate boxes, and click 'OK'.

Tech. note:  'General Access' creates a split-tunnel, 'Library Resources' creates a full tunnel.

Step Number: 
4
Action: 

If the connection works properly, you will see the icon for the program change in the menu or taskbar to show a lock.  You may then proceed to access the Lehigh network resource as if you were on campus.

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For additional help, please contact the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or helpdesk@lehigh.edu