Windows - AnyConnect VPN client

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This client allows connection to the VPN concentrator using a standard web browser. It require a browser with enabled Java or ActiveX. The advantage of this client is that it better communicates from the network behind the firewall (for professionals: uses SSL/TLS instead of IPSec). It also supports 64-bit versions of Windows.

Installation process:

  1. If you use Internet Explorer and higher, add the address of the VPN concentrator as a trusted site.
    Go over Tools → Internet Settings → tab Security → icon Trusted Sites → button Servers. Enter https://vpn.vsb.cz and add the Add button. Save the settings.

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  2. View this page in your browser:  https://vpn.vsb.cz

    Enter your personal identification number (eg nov20) in JMENO box and a Unified password in HESLO box.
    In the SKUPINA box, type "vsb". For advanced users, there are other options.

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  3. Wait for the SSL VPN client is downloaded to your computer and installed (confirm the installation of necessary). Then a VPN connection is established.
    The connection will be indicated by icon ico.bmp, which is usually in the lower right corner. The browser window can be closed now.

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  4. If the installation from the browser fails (eg MS Edge, Firefox - missing add-ons needed for installation), download the application using the AnyConnect VPN link. Then run and install the program.

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  5. After work, you must close the VPN connection by double-clicking the icon with ico pulley ico.bmp, which is usually in the lower right corner of the screen, click Disconnect.

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  6. To end the VPN connection you can also use the Disconnect button on the Connection tab.

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  7. When you first start the AnyConnect VPN client from a browser, client remains installed on your computer for future use. Its next start is possible not only the previously described procedure from the browser, but also from the Start menu → Programs → Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client.

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  8. For a more detailed description of using AnyConnect client, see the documentation.
     
  9. If you are using NOD32 antivirus and you have a problem with running a VPN client, try using this procedure.
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