VPN: Download the Google Chromebook VPN Profile

Note: If you are using a University of Michigan MiWorkspace managed device, VPN software and profiles are configured for you. Please see MiWorkspace Work Remotely for more information. If you need help connecting to VPN on a managed device, please contact the ITS Service Center. These pages provide VPN configurations for unmanaged devices (e.g. research users, BYOD users).
Note: Sponsored affiliates are able to use the VPN if they are issued a University of Michigan ID (UMID) number with their sponsorship credentials.

Download the Cisco AnyConnect app

You can download the Cisco AnyConnect app on your Chromebook from the Chrome Web Store.

Download the VPN Profile

Select the appropriate VPN profile for your university role and download the file:

Connect Using the VPN

Important: You must have a network connection to connect via the VPN.

  1. Navigate to settings and click Network.
  2. Click Add Cisco AnyConnect. This will open the Cisco AnyConnect app.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Import Profile and select the appropriate VPN.
  5. Navigate to VPN settings and select the appropriate VPN profile.

Note: The location of your VPN settings may differ depending on the Chrome OS. Note: Currently, both Duo Two-Factor authentication VPN profiles and VPN profiles that do not require Duo Two-Factor are available. Choose the Legacy option for the appropriate VPN profile if Duo Two-Factor is not needed. 

If you want to connect using a different Duo method, refer to Duo and Append Mode.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021