Connecting to the VPN Service – Mac OS X 10.7 and later

 

  1. Once Cisco Anyconnect VPN Client is downloaded and installed, go to the Applications Folder and click on the Cisco subfolder and double click Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
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  2. In the box type dora.nuigalway.ie and click connect
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  3. You will be prompted to enter your NUI Galway ID and Password and click ok
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  4. Once the connection is established you will see an icon on the top toolbar with a padlock
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    You will see a similar icon in the dock
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  5. To disconnect, click either icon and click disconnect
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    Or from the top tool bar
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    Note: Disconnecting the client does not stop the client application from running. You can easily reconnect by selecting the icon again in the top toolbar and selecting Connect