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AnyConnect Mac Readme

SCS Anyconnect Proiles

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 "Finder-->Applications-->Cisco-->Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client" Mac Menu Icon
  • When the client opens, enter "" for the full tunnel profile or "" for the split tunnel profile in text box and click "Connect".

    Mac AnyConnect Login Screen          

  • Enter "username/remote" in the "Username" field (replacing username with your SCS username), and enter your /remote instance Kerberos password.
  • Click "OK" 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.