Last updated at 2023-03-27 09:12:06 by ouit0874

Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Installation

1. The Cisco AnyConnect 4 VPN Client (Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client) is installed via Orchard Self Service. To start the installation process double-click the Self Service application in the Applications folder:

Self Service Application

2. The installer for Cisco AnyConnect 4 VPN can be found on the main page, click the Install button to begin:


Regarding iCloud Private Relay

The Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client is not compatible with iCloud Private Relay. Installing the VPN client will disable Private Relay. During the installation process, if you have iCloud Private Relay enabled, you will see this message:

Private Relay Notification

Private Relay will not be available again unless the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client is uninstalled.

3. Read through the guidance notes then click the Install button:

Install Message

4. During the installation you will see this message:

Socket Filter

Please click the Allow button; the Cisco AnyConnect Socket Filter is required to enable the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client to function correctly.

Depending upon your macOS version you may receive a notification regarding Managed Login Items, this is just to let you know a new service has been added to your Mac:

Managed Login Items

5. Once the installation has completed you can find the VPN client (Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client) in the Cisco folder within the Applications folder:

VPN Client Icon

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