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Install AnyConnect VPN Client for Mac OS X

Beginning October 1: DUO for VPN

To protect against phishing and other exploits of stolen passwords, Information Services is implementing Duo Security two-factor authentication for faculty, staff, and student use of our campus VPN.  Currently, individuals use only their NetID and password to connect to the VPN. Two-factor authentication (2FA) strengthens security by requiring two factors to verify your identity, such as something you know (NetID/password) plus something you have (mobile device/app). 

Learn more and enroll your device with DUO

  1. Navigate to the Software Download Page and login with your NetID and password.

    login to wwws/software

  2. Choose VPN Client for Macs

    Mac VPN

  3. Click the Download File button and save it to your computer.

    download file

    save file

  4. Run the installer, choosing the necessary prompts. If asked to enter a password, type in your computer password.

    continue through prompts

    finished

  5. Once AnyConnect is installed, search for the program in your Applications folder or Spotlight and run the program. For a first time configuration, type in cipher.richmond.edu/duo for the server address field and press connect.
  6. Once the VPN is configured, you should be able to connect to it using Duo for VPN

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