Windows 7

Setting up VPN Access with Cisco AnyConnect

When installing this setup on mobile devices, please use the according Cisco AnyConnect apps. Instructions are provided with the respective tabs at the top of this website.

General information about downloading and installing this setup:

  • Java plug-ins within your browser need to be active during the installation process. If this is not the case, you will need to download and execute the setup file manually. Please note the according instructions provided.
  • Supported operating systems and architectures can be found here: Cisco release notes.
  • Connections via the group “campus” (https://vpn.hrz.tu-darmstadt.de/) allow you to receive an IP-address associated with TU's network. All connections will be routed through this network. This is only necessary for some external services.
  • In case of a connection via “extern” (https://vpn.hrz.tu-darmstadt.de/), you will receive an IP-address associated with TU's network as well. However, only connections into TU's network will be routed through your VPN client.

Installation using Windows (Windows 7 and up) , MacOS X and Linux

Cisco Anyconnect Anmeldefenster

Open the website https://vpn.hrz.tu-darmstadt.de if you are required to use the group profiles “campus” or “external”.

Please login by using TU-ID.

  • the initialisation process will begin
  • please allow programme execution for a successful installation
  • After a successful installation you will see the according tool in your task bar.
  • Please enter your access data to establish a VPN connection.
  • After a successful installation you will see the according tool in your task bar.
  • Please enter your access data to establish a VPN connection.
  • After a successful installation you will see the according tool in your task bar.
  • Please enter your access data to establish a VPN connection.

Alternative ways of access

OpenConnect is available as an alternative package to set up VPN access. OpenConnect integrates itself into NetworkManager. Please look into the according instructions referring to Ubuntu 19.04.

We have performed the necessary tests in order to assess this tool's functionality. However, we are not able to offer support for OpenConnect. Thank you for understanding.