SSL VPN connection to CG-REDI

Document created by mathaker on Aug 22, 2014Last modified by mathaker on Sep 18, 2014
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This document describes the procedure to setup Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client based SSL VPN access to the CG-REDI infrastructure. This connection is setup from the Application Server hosted in the partner premises to the CG-REDI infrastructure. The supported Application Server operating systems are:

  1. Microsoft Windows
  2. Apple Mac OSX
  3. Various Linux distributions

If your Application server operating system is not supported, you will still need a VPN connection back to the CG-REDI infrastructure. In this case, refer to the Application Server section (seeStarter Kit) for alternative Application Server setups in the Starter Kit.The following screenshots run through the setup of Cisco AnyConnect based SSL VPN access to CG-REDI on the Windows platform. Similar steps should be performed for other operating systems.

Step 1:

  • Open web browser connection to the CG-REDI VPN Gateway:
  • Select "CG-CDN-AnyConnect-Users" in Group
  • Provide credentials and Login

Step 2:

  • Wait for the system to detect the platform (Windows, Mac or Linux) and Java installation
  • If Java is not found, please install JRE: Download Free Java Software
  • Download and Install AnyConnect Client Software, by following the prompt on the screen

Step 3

  • Launch Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Connect to (or using the AnyConnect software
  • Provide login credentials
  • VPN should connect with the following message