Cisco AnyConnect VPN

Remote Access Virtual Private Network (VPN) 

The GU-Q VPN service provides secure communication back to the campus network. VPN servers employ encryption and other security measures to ensure that any data sent on the Internet will not be intercepted.

Who can use this service?

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students

How do I access the VPN service? 

GU-Q issued laptops will have Cisco AnyConnect installed by default. 

The following instructions provide details on how to install the Cisco AnyConnect VPN application on your personal device.

Update the VPN setting on your device

In order to connect to the new VPN server, please follow the instructions in the following short video or the written instructions.

First ensure that any of your devices are not connected to the VPN. If the case please disconnect.

Watch the video – https://drive.google.com/file/d/10LgiQ1fY-F0HQj9a62zWsDYYzm42etBt/view

1) Open your Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility at the bottom right corner

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2) Type guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu in the Cisco AntConnect Secure Mobility Client and click on connect

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3) Now select GUQ-Off-Campus profile, login with your GUQ credentials, and press enter.

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You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. 

In order to connect to the new VPN server, please follow the instructions in the following short video or the written instructions.

First ensure that any of your devices are not connected to the VPN. If the case please disconnect.

Watch the video – https://drive.google.com/file/d/10RSPrvJsEqZU4blRnU4YCJ0xpN42hmQi/view

1) Open your Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility at Dock bar  in your MAC

2) Type guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu in the Cisco AntConnect Secure Mobility Client and click on connect

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3) Now select GUQ-Off-Campus profile, login with your GUQ credentials, and press enter.

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You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. 

In order to connect to the new VPN server, please follow the written instructions.

First, ensure that any of your devices are not connected to the VPN. If the case please disconnect.

1) Open your Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility on your mobile phone, and tap on Add VPN Connections.

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2) In the ‘Add VPN Connection’ screen, perform the following:

Add a description (e.g., GUQ-Off-Campus ) in the Description field.

Enter guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu in the Server Address field. Tap Save

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Now you can log in on your new VPN connection as known.

You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. 

In order to connect to the new VPN server, please follow the written instructions.

First, ensure that any of your devices are not connected to the VPN. If the case please disconnect.

1) Open your Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility on your mobile phone, and tap on Connections.

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2) Now tap on Add a new connection.

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3) As description add GUQ Off Campus and tap on OK.

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4) As server address add guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu, and tap on OK.

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Now you can log in on your new VPN connection as known.

You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. 

Installing the VPN on your device

GU-Q issued laptops will have Cisco AnyConnect installed by default. Follow these instructions if you want to install the application on your personal device.

1. Go to https://guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu/GUQ-Off-Campus  and login with your NetID and password. Follow the prompts to download the Cisco AnyConnect software ​​​​

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2. Open the downloaded application and follow the instructions and install the software.

3. Once you have installed the client and restarted your computer, you are now ready to connect to the GU-Q VPN. Run the application by double clicking on the Cisco AnyConnect icon on the desktop

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4. Or from the system tray

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5. In the following window please enter guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu and click on Connect”

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6. Select GUQ-Off-Campus profile and enter your NetID and password.

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You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. 

You have now successfully connected to the Georgetown VPN. When you connection is successful the Cisco AnyConnect icon in the system tray should have a padlock similar to the screenshot below

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Please note the first time you connect your client may update itself, after the update a restart is needed.

GU-Q issued laptops will have Cisco AnyConnect installed by default. Follow these instructions if you want to install the application on your personal device.

1. Go to https://guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu/GUQ-Off-Campus and login with your NetID and password. Follow the prompts to download the Cisco AnyConnect software

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2. Install the application and enter your Mac password if it asks for your permission

3.During the installation it will ask you to allow AnyConnect to continue the installation:

  • Open system Preferences
  • Allow Cisco AnyConnect to finish the installation.
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4. Once installed, you can find the AnyConnect in the Cisco folder under Applications

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5. Run Cisco AnyConnect and type the following link in the empty space – guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu

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6. Enter you Mac Password to allow you to connect for the first time

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7. Select GUQ-Off-Campus profile

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8. Enter your Net ID and Password in the subsequent prompt

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9.You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. You have now successfully connected to the Georgetown VPN

1. Install Cisco AnyConnect from the Apple App Store by clicking on this link – https://apps.apple.com/app/cisco-anyconnect/id1135064690

2. Tap OPEN when the installation has completed

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3. If you see the following message, tap Allow

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4. Tap on Connections

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5. In the ‘Add VPN Connection’ screen, perform the following:

  • Add a description (e.g., GUQ-Off-Campus ) in the Description field
  • Enter guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu in the Server Address field
  • Tap Save

6. Tap on Allow to add the new VPN configuration

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7. In the next screen, you’ll see GUQ Off Campus VPN added to your connection list, as shown below

  • Tap on Guq Off Campus VPN
  • Enter you Net ID in Username
  • Enter Your Net ID Password in Password
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8. You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. You have now successfully connected to the Georgetown VPN

1. Download and install the Cisco AnyConnect app from the Google Play Store by clicking on this link – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cisco.anyconnect.vpn.android.avf​​​​​​

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2. Open the application after it has been installed

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3. Accept all the notifications and allow AnyConnect to make and mange phone calls

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4. After this press the Connection tab and press Add New VPN Connection

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5. Press on Description and Type GUQ Off Campus then press OK

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6. Press on Server Address and type the following:guqvpn.qatar.georgetown.edu

7. Then press ok​​​

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8. Press Done

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9. To connect to the VPN, press the On button beside AnyConnect VPN. Press OK at the prompt and enter your NetID as the username and your NetID password

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10. You should now receive the DUO two factor authentication push notification on your Smartphone to complete the VPN logon process. You have now successfully connected to the Georgetown VPN

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