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ITS Locations

Physical Address:
Teaching Learning Center Room 128

Phone: 208-885-4357 (HELP)

Email: helpdesk@uidaho.edu

Map

Physical Address:
ITS Administration Offices 
Administration Building 
Room 140 
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155 
Moscow, ID 83844-3155

Phone: 208-885-6721

Fax: 208-885-7539

Physical Address:
TLC 132, Moscow

Office hours
M-F 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Summer hours
M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-0570

Email: avhelp@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
Teaching Learning Center 131
Moscow, ID

Phone: 208-885-6411

Fax: 208-885-0566

Physical Address:
Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 53
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4247 
Moscow, ID 83844-4247

Current Hours of Operation 
Mon: 7:30-4:30 p.m.
Tue: 7:30-11:30 a.m.
Wed: 7:30-11:30 a.m.
Thur: 7:30-11:30 a.m.

Phone: 208-885-2580

Email: records@uidaho.edu

Web: Records Management Website

Physical Address:
Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 124 
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4256 
Moscow, ID 83844-4256

Phone: 208-885-7522

Fax: 208-885-9208

Email: vcoffice@uidaho.edu

Web: Vandal Card Office Website

VPN for Windows

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):

Windows

Overview

Access to many UI resources, such as shared drives, Banner, etc, is limited to machines with UI IP addresses. If you are traveling or working from home, you will need to connect to the VPN in order to access these resources. This tutorial will guide you through installing the Cisco VNP client and accessing UI resources when not on the UI campus.

Step 1

You must have prior permission to run this software.  If you are not already in the group you can send a request to the ITS Help Desk (helpdesk@uidaho.edu) for access. If you are able to download the software, you should also be able to use it.

Once you have access to the VandalVPN group, the Cisco Anyconnect Client can be downloaded from our Security Software page or by using this link.

Once the download has completed, run the Cisco-AnyConnect-Windows.exe file.

Download and run the Cisco AnyConnect installer.
Once the download has completed, run the Cisco-AnyConnect-Windows.exe file.

Step 2

Select which module you would like installed.  For most users just the AnyConnect VPN is all that will be needed. If you would like to be able to run the VPN before logging in, select the check box next to that option and keep following these instructions. How to turn that feature on will be included later.

Select at least the first option to install.
For most users, the AnyConnect VPN is all that will be needed.

Step 3

After you choose which module(s) you want, you will be prompted to accept the EULA.

Windows AnyConnect License Agreement
You will be prompted to accept the EULA.

Step 4

After accepting the EULA, the client should install. To connect to the VPN, select the client from the start menu.

Run the Client once installed.
To connect to the VPN, select the client from the start menu.

Step 5

In the lower right-hand side of the screen, a box should appear. The server should be vpn.uidaho.edu. Select “Connect,” and then a new box should appear asking for you credentials. Make sure the group is VandalVPN (or the designated group, if appropriate). 

Connect to the VPN.
The server should be vpn.uidaho.edu.

Step 6

Enter your credentials and select OK. You should now be connected to the VPN. If you wish to be able to log into the VPN client before logging onto your computer, continue following the directions below.

Enter your UI credentials.
Enter your credentials and select OK.

Step 7

If needed, you can have VPN load automatically when your computer starts. Open AnyConnect, then select the gear icon to bring up the settings menu.

To open the client, select the icon from the task bar.
Open AnyConnect through the start menu dashboard.
Windows Connection Settings
Select the gear icon to bring up the settings menu.

Step 8

Under the Preferences tab, check the box next to “Start VPN before logon to computer.”

Select the option to have the VPN start before login.
Check the box next to “Start VPN before logon to computer.”

ITS Locations

Physical Address:
Teaching Learning Center Room 128

Phone: 208-885-4357 (HELP)

Email: helpdesk@uidaho.edu

Map

Physical Address:
ITS Administration Offices 
Administration Building 
Room 140 
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3155 
Moscow, ID 83844-3155

Phone: 208-885-6721

Fax: 208-885-7539

Physical Address:
TLC 132, Moscow

Office hours
M-F 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Summer hours
M-F 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-0570

Email: avhelp@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
Teaching Learning Center 131
Moscow, ID

Phone: 208-885-6411

Fax: 208-885-0566

Physical Address:
Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 53
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4247 
Moscow, ID 83844-4247

Current Hours of Operation 
Mon: 7:30-4:30 p.m.
Tue: 7:30-11:30 a.m.
Wed: 7:30-11:30 a.m.
Thur: 7:30-11:30 a.m.

Phone: 208-885-2580

Email: records@uidaho.edu

Web: Records Management Website

Physical Address:
Pitman Center (SUB)
Room 124 
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4256 
Moscow, ID 83844-4256

Phone: 208-885-7522

Fax: 208-885-9208

Email: vcoffice@uidaho.edu

Web: Vandal Card Office Website