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VPN - Installation of the AnyConnect Client

To establish a VPN connection to the University Network, please install the AnyConnect client by visting https://vpngate.uni-koeln.de and following the directions.

Please note: We have reports of occasional problems downloading the installer when using Microsoft Edge as your browser. If the download fails with Edge, please try another browser instead, such as Firefox or Chrome.

Please note: If you are using Firefox and receive an empty white page after initial authentication: Please deactivate "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"  (Privacy&Security preferences) or add an exception for vpngate.uni-koeln.de. This change can be reverted after successful installation of the AnyConnect client.

VPN-Server: vpngate.uni-koeln.de

Enter the destination address " vpngate.uni-koeln.de ".

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