How to install Cisco Anyconnect VPN on Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Cisco AnyConnect VPN is software that allows remote users and employees to securely connect to a Cisco VPN gateway running in an enterprise environment.

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client connects to a Cisco SSL VPN server and if authentication is approved, the connected users and employees are granted access to internal resources.

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AnyConnect client for Linux, Windows, and macOS is available on the Downloads page.

1. Ubuntu 18.04 / 20.04 LTS
2. Sudo / root permission
3. Cisco AnyConnect .deb file
4. Internet

Step1. Update your Ubuntu System.

vikash@vetechno:~$   sudo apt update

Step2. Download Cisco anyconnect VPN for ubuntu:-
Click here

Step3. Extract the tar file and follow the below commands.

vikash.ekka@vetechno:~/Downloads$ tar -zxvf anyconnect-linux64-4.9.00086-predeploy-k9.tar.gz vikash.ekka@vetechno:~/Downloads$ cd anyconnect-linux64-4.9.00086/ vikash.ekka@vetechno:~/Downloads/anyconnect-linux64-4.9.00086$ cd vpn vikash.ekka@vetechno:~/Downloads/anyconnect-linux64-4.9.00086/vpn$ sudo su root@vetechno:/home/vikash.ekka/Downloads/anyconnect-linux64-4.9.00086/vpn# ./

Step4. Install is completed, now go to show application and search for Cisco VPN

Step5. Now it’s time to put you credentials for connecting cisco vpn to your enterprise .


I hope this tutorial help you for install cisco anyconnect VPN in your linux/ubuntu PC. Please let me know in the comment box if you are facing any challenges when installing.

Originally published at on August 1, 2021.



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