Cisco AnyConnect under Linux (Legacy)


  • Open a terminal window and change to the folder where you saved the file (e.g. /home//Downloads).
  • Unpack the file with the command tar xzf .tar.gz (e.g. tar xzf /home//Downloads/Linux64-.tar.gz).
  • Change to the folder of the script (e.g. cd /home//Downloads/anyconnect-linux64-/vpn).
  • Switch to SuperUser mode and enter your password (e.g. sudo -s).
  • Now install the AnyConnect with the help of the command ./
  • Exit the terminal and start the AnyConnect: Start menu > Internet > Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client

Establishing the VPN connection

  • Next enter the in the input field Connect to click on Select.
  • In the next two input fields enter your Username and Password 
  • Click Connect to connect.

Terminating the VPN connection

  • To do this, click Disconnect in the AnyConnect Client window or right-click on the AnyConnect icon (closed padlock) in the taskbar and select Disconnect.

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