Cisco AnyConnect software upgrade from Monday 07 March
12:08PM, 4 March 2022
Starting on Monday 07 March, IT Services will be rolling out an upgraded version of Cisco AnyConnect (4.10.04071) on the Staff Managed Windows Desktop Service. The new version will apply critical security updates and bug fixes.
For the Staff Managed Windows Desktop Service:
- The upgrade will be automatically applied when NOT connected to the VPN Service e.g., when working on campus or on a broadband connection.
For the Staff Managed Mac Desktop Service:
- Go to Self Service and Browse to Staff 2022 Testing then either run 'Cisco AnyConnect 4.10.04071' (for when on campus which will auto install the update) or 'Cisco AnyConnect 4.10.04071 Off Campus' to download the latest client and then install it from '/Users/Shared/Cisco Any Connect for off campus installation'.
For non-managed and personal Windows, Mac and Linux devices:
- Links to download and install the new application can be found on the Cisco Any Connect webpages on the IT Services Working Remotely - VPN webpages. Please note that you will either need to be connected to the campus network or via the VPN if working remotely to access the downloads.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO STUDENTS AND STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY?
Improved security and stability when using the VPN Service.
The upgrade will be rolled out starting on Monday 07 March.
CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION AND HELP?
Further information can be found on the Working Remotely - VPN webpages.
Should you experience any issues following the upgrade, please contact the IT Service Desk.