This guide will help technicians verify installation of the Cisco Anyconnect Start Before Logon (SBL) feature and walk someone through using it.

Setup or Verify SBL feature

Make sure you have the newest VPN client and that the SBL option is enabled

  • Open the Cisco AnyConnect client and click the Gear icon on the bottom left

  • In the Preferences tab, select "Start VPN before user logon to computer" and close the window and client

  • Restart the computer

Using the SBL feature

Establish network connection

If using a wired connection, the Internet icon should already show a working connection

  • Click on the network icon in the bottom right corner.  Select the appropriate wireless network and enter any needed credentials to connect

Connect the VPN

  • Once connected, click the vpn connection button to open the VPN client window

Log into the computer

  • Once you see Disconnect icon, you can log in with an EID / AD account

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