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How to connect to the Aston VPN

Request VPN access

If you need access to the Aston VPN, please fill out this form.

VPN client settings

On Debian-based systems, install Open Connect, this example installs the Gnome based front-end:

sudo apt-get install network-manager-openconnect-gnome

Go to the network manager in your settings and add a new VPN. The settings should be:

  • VPN Protocol Cisco AnyConnect
  • Gateway secure.aston.ac.uk
  • CA Certificate None
  • Proxy None
  • User certificate None
  • Private key None
  • Token mode TOTP -- manually entered

If you have not been given the secret token by IT Services, please see @snim2 or @a.garcia-dominguez.