Cisco AnyConnect Requirements

Minimum System Requirements:

1. Operating Systems and Hardware:

  • Windows OS
    • Windows 10 (Microsoft ended support for Windows 7 & 8)
    • Pentium-class x64 or x86 processor or greater
    • 100 MB hard disk space
    • 512 MB RAM
  • Mac OS
    • macOS 11.4 or as early as 10.13
    • 50 MB hard disk space
    • 512 MB RAM
  • Network connection via one of the following methods:
    • Direct network connection (USB or Ethernet to cable/DSL modem, Ethernet to router)
    • Wireless network adapter (if you are using a wireless network at home or a hotel)

2. Internet Service Provider and Network Equipment.

Please keep in mind that the types of high-speed connections in use by internet service providers (ISP) such as Optimum Online, Verizon FiOS, etc., must be configured before following these directions. In addition, if you have installed a firewall or Internet sharing equipment, there may be additional configuration that is required which is outside the scope of these instructions -- consult with the software vendor or equipment manufacturer if you need support. It is important to note that many home routers and/or Internet sharing devices will require newer firmware to allow VPN connections through them. If you have problems making a connection and have a one of these pieces of equipment, be sure to check the vendor’s webpage for firmware updates. 

3. Web Browser.

Your web browser will need to support 128-bit encryption.