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10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion),  10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Mavericks)

Instructions for connecting your Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Mavericks) to the UCL Remote Access VPN Service.

  1. A network connection outside the UCL Corporate network e.g from home
  2. A UCL Userid and password
  3. Your machine needs to be running an anti-virus product. Further information on obtaining an anti-virus product can be found at: virus

NOTE: When connected to the UCL Remote Access VPN Service, ALL your traffic will be sent through the UCL network, regardless of whether the destination is a UCL address or an address on the Internet. All users must be aware of this fact and abide by the UCL Computing Regulations and the JANET Acceptable Use Policy when connecting to the Remote Access VPN Service.


Cisco have released a version of the AnyConnect client that is compatible with Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) as well as all the other Mac versions.

This has been tested and is now available below.

Connection Instructions
Standalone AnyConnect VPN Client:

AnyConnect Standalone client  - as referred to in Document:


NOTE: When prompted during the installation to choose which components to install, select only the VPN component and the Diagnostics and Reporting Tool. Untick Web Security and Posture.

When prompted, server name to connect to:

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