Virtual Private Network (VPN)

New Cisco Anyconnect app for VPN connections on iOS 12

Published: 19Sep2018

With the recent launch of iOS12, Cisco has released a New Cisco AnyConnect app, available from the App Store. AnyConnect is used to access McGill's virtual private network, which allows you to...

VPN update: Cisco AnyConnect client update to version 4.2, October 26, 2016

Published: 18Oct2016

On Wednesday, October 26, 2016 there will be an update to the Cisco AnyConnect application, used to connect to McGill’s Virtual Private Network....

VPN users: Update Cisco AnyConnect client to version 4.1 by March 31

Published: 22Mar2016

After March 31, 2016 there will be a change on the Virtual Private Network, which will require version 4.1 or higher of the Cisco AnyConnect client software on Windows, Mac OS v10.8 and higher, and...

VPN maintenance downtime - Tuesday morning, November 11, 7am


A maintenance operation will be performed on the VPN server for on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, from 7:00 to 7:15 am.  During this period, there will be a 5-minute downtime for ...

Switch to the new VPN before November 12

Published: 30Oct2014

If you have not already made the switch to McGill’s new, more secure Virtual Private Network (VPN), time is running out. The old VPN,, will be deactivated on November 12. To avoid...

McGill has a new, more secure VPN

Published: 17Jul2014

McGill IT Services has introduced a new Virtual Private Network (VPN) to allow McGill faculty, staff and students access to internal McGill systems and resources from outside the McGill network. ...

VPN maintenance - Tuesday, Nov 19


There will be a brief 10 to 15 minute interruption of VPN service on Tuesday, November 19 starting at 7:00 am./itCategory: IT Scheduled Maintenance

VPN disruption possible during maintenance - 7 am to 7:30 am


Please note that due to system maintenance, on Wednesday, April 17 from 7 am to 7:30 am, interrupVPN sessions may be interrupted. During this period, if your VPN session is dropped, please try...