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This article will act as a reference guide for connecting your computer to the PTS Cisco AnyConnect VPN application. All Faculty, Staff, and Administration have VPN privileges. Should you need assistance with this connection type, please contact the Help Desk at help.desk@ptsem.edu.


Cisco AnyConnect VPN with Multifactor Authentication Setup

Search your computer using the Windows Menu (lower right corner) or macOS's spotlight (upper right corner) for Cisco AnyConnect

 

Once the app has loaded, you'll need to supply the VPN address (if not already populated) - asavpn.ptsem.edu

Click Connect

You'll now need to select the correct Group from the drop-down menu - PTS_Staff_VPN_Access

You'll be prompted to sign-in with your PTS email account

 

Choose Authentication Phone, from the drop-down menu

Next, you'll need to provide your personal cell phone number so the external verification method

Be sure to select "Send me a code by text message" as illustrated above

You'll now receive a confirmation that an authentication request has been sent to your cell phone number


Cisco AnyConnect VPN with Multifactor Authentication 

Search your computer using the Windows Menu (lower right corner) or macOS's spotlight (upper right corner) for Cisco AnyConnect

Doubleclick the application to launch 

Click Connect

You'll now need to select the correct Group from the drop-down menu - PTS_Staff_VPN_Access

You'll be prompted to sign-in with your PTS email account

 

Now you'll need to supply the code that was texted to you

Click verify and you'll be successfully connected to Cisco AnyConnect using Multifactor Authentication!



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