Access the SJSU Network using AnyConnect VPN

WARNING: Please note that all network traffic on your computer will go through the SJSU network while connected to SJSU's VPN. Keep this in mind when visiting websites for personal use.

Refer to the Access the MLML Network using VPN page instead if you need to access MLML services remotely.


Connect to SJSU's VPN to access the following services remotely:
    • Secure (Level 1) Department Network File Shares
    • Enrollment Services FileMaker databases (e.g. NextSteps)
    • SAMI Gateway
    • OnBase Unity Client
    • SJSU Research Foundation PI Dashboard
    • Most MLML services, except for MLML/MBARI Library Resources
Request SJSU VPN Access

Submit an IT Help Desk ticket requesting VPN access.

Download and install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client
Connecting to SJSU's VPN
  1. Open the Cisco AnyConnect client.

  2. Enter "" into the text box. Press Connect.


  3. Select the group that corresponds to your user type:
    • Group: Select "SSO" (for staff/faculty/volunteers) or "Student".


  4. Authenticate using your SJSU user credentials
    • Username: Your 9-digit SJSUOne ID Number.

    • Password: Your SJSUOne password.


  5. Confirm the authentication using the Duo app on your smartphone or a Duo fob.

NOTE: If you are unable to connect:

    • Disconnect from all other VPNs and try to connect again.
    • Restart your computer and try to connect again.
    • If you are still unable to connect, submit a Help Desk ticket for assistance.

Revision #31
Created Fri, Mar 20, 2020 12:25 AM by Michael Radojevic
Updated Thu, Jun 16, 2022 6:37 PM by Theo Kell