This article explains how to install, uninstall, upgrade and use cVPN, the University of Chicago secure VPN, on a Macintosh computer.
Using the University of Chicago VPN (cVPN) with a Macintosh computer requires MacOS 10.6 or later. Earlier versions of the Apple Macintosh Operating System are not compatible with the VPN software.
Note: Before trying to run AnyConnect, Java must be installed and running on your computer. To enable Java, open Finder. Then, at the top, select Go > Utilities. In this folder, open Java Preferences and click Install.
Detailed installation instructions with screenshots are available here: VPN - Step-by-step Installation Guide for Macintosh
Mac OS X Mavericks (10.9), Mountain Lion (10.8), Lion (10.7) and Snow Leopard (10.6) users:
You may manually download and install the client from here.
Occasionally Cisco AnyConnect VPN software will need to be updated. Every time you connect to cVPN, the software checks for an update. If there is an update available, the application will update itself, then reconnect you when its done.
To uninstall an older version, double click on the uninstaller application found in the Cisco Folder within the Applications folder or follow the steps below: