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Scheduled Service Change: Upgrade CUVPN AnyConnect client

Event:
2017-07-18 05:00:00
Expected Duration:
2017-07-18 07:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 05:00 AM - 07:00 AM. Once configured, AnyConnect clients will automatically upgrade on client machines when they connect to the service.
User Impact:
Upon connecting to CUVPN, AnyConnect clients will perform a self-upgrade (up to a minute or so), then proceed to connect to the service. Users will see pop-ups indicating the upgrade after they log into the service. OOB installers available at: https://downloads.cornell.edu/vpn/README_4-4-03034.html
Services Affected:
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Subsites Affected:
CU VPN
Full Description:
An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 05:00 AM - 07:00 AM. Once configured, AnyConnect clients will automatically upgrade on client machines when they connect to the service.

Upon CUVPN log-in, a window will appear indicating a new AnyConnect client is being downloaded and upgraded. When finished, the new version launches and logs the client into CUVPN automatically. Administrative privilege is not required for AnyConnect self-upgrade.

This upgrade is for Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10 and MacOS 10.10, 10.11 and 10.12 and 64-bit linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions.

n.b. MacOS 10.9 has been tested to work, but Cisco drops support for MacOS 10.9 with version 4.4. Support is limited; users are encouraged to upgrade their OS.



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 05:00 AM - 07:00 AM. Once configured, AnyConnect clients will automatically upgrade on client machines when they connect to the service. Upon CUVPN log-in, a window will appear indicating a new AnyConnect client is being downloaded and upgraded. When finished, the new version launches and logs the client into CUVPN automatically. Administrative privilege is not required for AnyConnect self-upgrade. This upgrade is for Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10 and MacOS 10.10, 10.11 and 10.12 and 64-bit linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions. n.b. MacOS 10.9 has been tested to work, but Cisco drops support for MacOS 10.9 with version 4.4. Support is limited; users are encouraged to upgrade their OS. 2017-07-13 12:55:54