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Scheduled Service Change: Upgrade ASA distributed AnyConnect clients

Event:
2019-10-22 05:00:00
Expected Duration:
2019-10-22 07:00:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
Upgrade ASA distributed AnyConnect clients to 4.7.04056 (Windows, Linux) and 4.8.00175 (macOS).
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_4-7-04056.html https://downloads.cornell.edu/vpn/README_4-8-00175.html
Services Affected:
Network
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Subsites Affected:
CU VPN
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Full Description:
An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 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 helps provide CUVPN compatibility for Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina, while maintaining compatibility for various other operating systems including, Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, and 64-bit Linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions.
CIT TDX ID:
CRQ000001035408



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
An upgrade of the CUVPN client, AnyConnect, will be configured in the CUVPN servers on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 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 helps provide CUVPN compatibility for Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina, while maintaining compatibility for various other operating systems including, Mac OS X 10.13, 10.14, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, and 64-bit Linux clients. iOS and Android versions are upgraded by the respective App Store/Google Play versions. 2019-10-21 14:34:28