Installing AnyConnect VPN-Client

As with all program installations, administrative rights on the local PC are required for installing the client. If in doubt, please contact the IT manager of your organizational unit.

Detailed information (supported operating system, requirements, features, ...) can be found in the Release Notes:

Variant 1: Web-based installation

Click on: https://bokuvpn.boku.ac.at

Log in with your familiar BOKU access data.
The AnyConnect client can be downloaded from the VPN server. Download the client and proceed as described in variant 2.

Variant 2: Download the installation files

Download of the client is only available for BOKU members after login in the BOKUweb.

Start the downloaded installation program and follow the steps of the installation program.

Establish VPN connection (Connect)

Start the VPN client:

  • Windows: 'Start' > 'Programs' > 'Cisco' > 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client' > 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client'.
  • macOS: Finder > 'Applications' > 'Cisco' > 'Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client' > 'Cisco

At the first start of the client please enter in the field 'Connect to': bokuvpn.boku.ac.at

In the fields 'Username' and 'Password' please enter your familiar BOKU access data.

If you receive the message 'Login failed', please contact the IT managers of your organisational unit. The authorization to use VPN must be explicitly activated.

Disconnect VPN connection

Click on the icon in the taskbar (you can recognize an existing connection by the lock icon in the icon) and click on the 'Disconnect' button.