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AnyConnect Windows Readme

SCS Anyconnect Profiles

There are 2 SCS Anyconnect profiles: and The profile passes all traffic through the tunnel. The profile tunnels only traffic destined to CMU and will allow users on their home network to access local printers and devices while still having access to IP restricted CMU/SCS resources. SCS facilities recommends that the full tunnel profile be used when connecting to the SCS Anyconnect service from either Carnegie Mellon's wireless network or any public wireless network.


  • Download and install the AnyConnect VPN Client from the networking downloads page (authentication required)
  • During the installation process, accept all of the default values.
  • To start the AnyConnect Client: click "Start button-->All Programs-->Cisco-->Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client-->Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client"

    Windows Start Menu Icon

  • When the client opens, enter "" for the full tunnel profile or "" for the split tunnel profile in the "Connect to" field.

    Windows AnyConnect Login Screen           Windows AnyConnect Login Screen

  • Enter "username/remote" in the "Username" field (such as bovik/remote), and enter your /remote instance Kerberos password.
  • Click the "Connect" button to authenticate to and start the SCS VPN service.

Support and Troubleshooting

For assistance, contact or call 412-268-4231 (9 AM to 5 PM M-F), or
see the AnyConnect FAQs for troubleshooting information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions.