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Installation and connection setup of a VPN connection on ChromeOS

  • Entry requirements

    - You have the login credentials for your university account (Staff or Students).

    - Operating system: Your device should be up to date, i.e. all updates should be installed.

    - An existing internet connection on the device (mobile data, hotspot or other WiFi).

Installation and connection setup

1. Download the Cisco Anyconnect app from the Chrome Web Store, the app will be installed automatically.

2. Open Cisco Anyconnect via the VPN menu in the Control Center.

3. Go to "Add New Connection" and add a new VPN connection.
4. give the VPN connection a name and use the following server address: Now confirm this by clicking on "Save Changes".

5. Open the VPN connection created above via the VPN menu in the control center. Select your user group there and enter your usual university username, the corresponding password + the two-factor authentication App-token or TAN-token.
- Example: Password+Token = S!ch3r3sPW + 987654 ➔ S!ch3r3sPW987654

6. After a successful connection, "Connected" is displayed under AnyConnect VPN.

If the connection does not work, please contact the helpdesk team:
phone: +49 6421 28-28282
Please include your username (uid) and, if possible, the (WiFi-)MAC-address of the device with your inquiry.
All contact points for help and advice can be found at:

  • Data privacy

    Never hand out your password and/or personal data to employees of the helpdesk team or the HRZ! 

    Please make sure that your personal login data (username and password of the Uni-Account) are not stored on the servers of your service provider. Otherwise there are serious security risks! Please follow the corresponding instructions in the manual. 

    Please note that the use of applications and services on mobile devices always poses a risk to your personal data. Further information on data protection on mobile devices can be found on the website of the Hessian Data Protection Commissioner. 

As of: 2024-01