Cisco VPN Clients for Mac OS X
Download the appropriate version of the Cisco VPN client for your version of MacOS X. For MacOS X v10.2, 10.3 and 10.4, the disk image will appear on your desktop. For MacOS 10.5 it will appear in your Downloads folder.
The screen shots below will show you how to install the Cisco VPN client for MacOS 10.2-10.5 (If you prefer, there is a video tutorial - netid login required - that tells you how to set up the Cisco client). There are also instructions for how to uninstall this package.
- OS 10.2 (Jaguar) client
- OS 10.3 (Panther) client
- OS 10.4 (Tiger) client
- OS 10.5 (Leopard) client
- OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard): This video (netid login required) shows how to configure the built-in vpn client.
1. Locate the downloaded disk image and double click on it. The Cisco VPNClient image will appear on your desktop.
2. Double click the CiscoVPNClient image to reveal the Cisco VPN Client.mpkg.
3. Double click the Cisco VPN Client.mpkg file to begin the installation. When prompted, click Continue or Agree until you get to the Select a Destination panel.
4. At the Select a Destination panel, make sure your boot drive is selected. The drive with the big green arrow is the drive upon which the VPN client will be installed.
5. Click continue to install.
6. Click continue when the license is displayed.
7. Click agree to accept the license.
8. Click Continue or Install or Upgrade until the Installer application asks for the computers administrator name and password.
9. Be sure to enter the computers administrator
name and password. It is usually the same name and password you used to log into the computer.
10. Click install for the installation to start.
11. When the VPN client is done installing, click the Close button.
12. Locate the VPN Client in the Applications folder and double click it.
13. Make sure the Connection Entry named UTHSC is highlighted and click the Connect button.
14. When requested, enter your NetID and password.
15. Click Continue at the warning dialog box. You are now connected to the UTHSC campus network.