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Download Cisco VPN clients

1. Go to: https://vpn.uvt.nl

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2. Log in with your Tilburg University username and password.The client will now automatically be installed. Do not close the web page.

3. If necessary you install the ActiveX Control (according to the indications on the screen).

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4. You may receive the following message. You can add the website to the trusted sites.

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5. After the installation (this may take some minutes) you have an immediate VPN connection. The Cisco VPN icon appears in the right-bottom in the system tray.

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6. When automatic installation fails, you will have to manually install AnyConnect. Go to step 7 for installation on Windows, and to step 9 for installation on a Mac.

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7. Click on Windows Desktop to download the installation file. Use the downloaded file to start the installation of the AnyConnect client. Follow the steps in the installer and complete the installation.

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8. When the installation is complete, you can search in the ‘start menu’ for ‘AnyConnect’ and start the program. You will now notice that, because of the manual installation, the server address is missing. Fill in vpn.uvt.nl for the server address and press connect. Use your username and password from the university to set up a VPN connection.

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9. Click on the link Mac OS X 10.8+ (Intel) to download the installation image for AnyConnect. Open the downloaded file to ‘mount’ the image and start the installation by double clicking on the vpn.pkg file. Now follow the installation instructions for installing AnyConnect.

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10. After installation, you can search in the launcher for ‘AnyConnect’. Once you have started the program you can ‘lock’ it to the dock.

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11. You will now notice that, because of the manual installation, the server address is missing. Fill in vpn.uvt.nl for the server address and press connect. Use your username and password from the university to set up a VPN connection.

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Cisco VPN clients and Internet Explorer

If you are using Internet Explorer it is necessary to take the following action to prevent an error in the installation process. Do you use another browser you can skip these steps and start directly with the download and installation process.

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Click Tools
  • Click Internet Options
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  • Tab Security

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  • Click Trusted Sites
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  • Click the button Sites
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  • Type at Add this website to the zone: https://vpn.uvt.nl
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  • Click Add
  • Click Close
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  • Click Ok