VPN Windows installation steps

To install

In order for this to work please uninstall any earlier Cisco VPN clients, restart your computer and then begin the download process.

IE users must add https://evpn1.umt.edu to their trusted site

  1. Internet Options, Security tab, Trusted Sites, Click on the Sites button.
  2. Under Add this website to the zone, enter: https://evpn1.umt.edu and click Add.
  3. Click Close then OK.

Make sure you have Java installed before going any further.

If you are using Banner on the computer which you are installing the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, you need to go to umt.edu/bannersupport and install the version provided by that website.

  1. In a browser address bar, enter: https://evpn1.umt.edu
    Address bar
  2. Enter your NetID and password
    VPN Login Screen
  3. The process for downloading and installing the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client will automatically begin. 
    1. If you are prompted to "Install Active X Control..." please do so.
      Install Active X screen shot
    2. You may be prompted by UAC (user account control) twice during this process.  Choose Yes.
  4. Once the process is complete, you will automatically be connected to the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. You may see a screen telling you VPN connection establishment failed, however, the connection is established. 
    Using Active X screen shot

To disconnect

  1. Click on the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client icon (in the System Tray or the Dock). 
  2. Click Disconnect.
    Disconnect Screen