Last Updated on August 2, 2023 by Vikash Ekka
Cisco AnyConnect VPN is software that allows remote users and employees to securely connect to a Cisco VPN gateway running in an enterprise environment.
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client connects to a Cisco SSL VPN server and if authentication is approved, the connected users and employees are granted access to internal resources.
AnyConnect client for Linux, Windows, and macOS is available on the Official Downloads page
In this tutorial, we will help you to install Cisco Anyconnect VPN on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with network-manager-openconnect-gnome command.
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What is Network Manager ?
Network Manager is a system network service that manages your connections and network devices , trying to maintain active network connectivity when available. It manages WiFi, Ethernet, Mobile Broadband (WWAN) and PPPOE devices, and provides VPN integration with a variety of different VPN services like …
- Cisco AnyConnect openconnect
- Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect
- Fortinet SSL VPN
- Array SSLPN
- Juniper Network Connect
- Plus Connect Secure
- F5 BIG-IP SSL VPN
This package provides gnome bits of the NetworkManager OpenConnect plugin.
- Root / Sudo Access
- Linux Operating System
How to Install
network-manager-openconnect-gnome in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
To install network-manager-openconnect-gnome in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, you can follow these steps:
Step 1. Update the apt repository
sudo apt update
Step 2. Install Network Manager Open connect for Cisco Anyconnect VPN.
sudo apt-get install -y network-manager-openconnect-gnome
Step 3. Configure Cisco Anyconnect VPN setup on Ubuntu 22.04.
Step a) Open System Setting , then click on Network.
Step b) On VPN section click on plus ( + ) button and select Multi-portal VPN Client (openconnect)
Step 4. Select VPN Protocal Type and Enter Gatway Address / VPN Address
Step 5. Add and close the dialog windows box.
Step 6. Now connect the Cisco Anyconnect VPN on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
Note: The above steps assume that you have administrative privileges on your Ubuntu system. If you don’t have the necessary permissions, you can contact your system administrator for assistance.
Congratulations you have successfully installed and configured the Cisco Anyconnect on Ubuntu 22.04 Lts Jammy Jellyfish.
Let me know in the comment box if you are facing any issue
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I install AnyConnect on Linux / Ubuntu ?
Follow the above steps to install Cisco Anyconnect on Ubuntu.
2. How do I add a VPN to Cisco AnyConnect ?
Follow Step 3. for configuring and adding Cisco Anyconnect on Ubuntu.
3. How do I install and configure Cisco AnyConnect?
If you follow this tutorial step by step, then you will be able to install and configure the cisco anyconnect vpn on your Ubuntu system.