1. Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows 7 (Internet Explorer)z
  2. Windows 7: Firefox/Chrome/Other browser
  3. Windows 7 – Manual installation of the VPN client

The Virtual Private Network (VPN) client software is required for access to Carleton University resources that are restricted to on-campus use.  It provides a secure encrypted channel from your home to the campus and allows access to many campus resources.

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows 7 (Internet Explorer)z

Before going to the VPN installation website, you must add the site “https://cuvpn.carleton.ca” to your Internet Explorer “Trusted Sites” list.

  1. In Internet Explorer, go to the “Tools” menu and select “Internet Options”.
  2. Click on the “Security” tab, select “Trusted Sites”, and click the “Sites” button.
  3. Enter https://cuvpn.carleton.ca and click “Add” to add the site.

You may then proceed with the VPN installation.

  1. Go to: cuvpn.carleton.ca and login with your MC1 Username and Password.

  2. On the following page, click “Continue”.
  3. The WebLaunch will attempt to automatically install Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client. As the installation proceeds, you will see a number of windows describing the installation’ progress.Note: if installation fails you will be prompted to manually download the installer package.
  4. When installation is complete, the Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client is connected.
  5. In the future, to use the VPN Service, you can use the “Start Menu” item to launch the Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client window. If the dropdown menu is empty, type cuvpn.carleton.ca and click “Connect”.

  6. Enter your MC1 Username and Password and click “OK” to login.

Windows 7: Firefox/Chrome/Other browser

  1. Go to: cuvpn.carleton.ca and login with your MC1 Username and Password.

  2. On the following page, click “Continue”.
  3. The WebLaunch will detect the version of Java you have installed and attempt to automatically install Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client. As the installation proceeds, you will see a number of windows describing the installation’ progress. You may get a security warning from Java. Click “Run”.
    Note: if installation fails you will be prompted to manually download installer package.

  4. When installation is complete, the Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client is connected.
  5. In the future, to use the VPN Service, you can use the “Start Menu” item to launch the Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client window. If the dropdown menu is empty, type cuvpn.carleton.ca and click “Connect”.

  6. Enter your MC1 Username and Password and click “OK” to login.

Windows 7 – Manual installation of the VPN client

  1. In some circumstances depending on your computer system configuration, automatic installation may fail and you will be prompted to manually download installer package. Click “AnyConnect VPN” to continue.
  2. The installer package (anyconnect-win-4.1.x-web-deploy-k9.exe) will be downloaded to your computer. You need to run the installer .exe file and follow the prompts to have the Cisco Anyconnect Security Mobility Client Setup
  3. To use the VPN service after installation, you can use the “Start Menu” item to launch the Cisco Anyconnect Security Mobility Client window. If the dropdown menu is empty, type cuvpn.carleton.ca and click “Connect”. Use your MC1 Username and Password to login.
  4. Enter your MC1 Username and Password and click “OK” to login.

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