Service Documentation

VPN

Documentation and handhouts on how to set up your VPN-connection.


In the instructions area you will find all the leaflets, user manuals and documentation for the service. If you have further questions, you can also consult our FAQ or contact our support.

Instructions for VPN client setup

1. Download Cisco AnyConnect

Visit https://vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de/Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Click on the blue button "Download for Windows" to download the installation file.

2. Installation VPN client

Run the .exe-file. Follow the instructions of the installation program. Confirm the license agreement and install the program. If the Windows User Account Control asks to allow changes, confirm by clicking "Yes". Click on "Finish" to complete the installation.

3. Configuration and Connection

Enter vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de in dthe adress field and click on "Connect". Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Click on "OK". The connection is indicated by a padlock on the AnyConnect icon in the task bar. By clicking on "Disconnect" the connection will be disconnected again.

1. Download Cisco AnyConnect

Visit https://vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de/Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Click on the blue button "Download for macOS" to download the installation file.

2. Installation VPN client

Run the .pkg-file. Follow the instructions of the installation program. Confirm the license agreement and install the program. If the Windows User Account Control asks to allow changes, confirm by clicking "Yes". Click on "Finish" to complete the installation.

3. Configuration and Connection

Enter vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de in dthe adress field and click on "Connect". Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Click on "OK". The connection is indicated by a padlock on the AnyConnect icon in the task bar. By clicking on "Disconnect" the connection will be disconnected ag

1. Download Cisco AnyConnect

Visit https://vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de/Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Click on the blue button "Download for Linux" to download the installation file.

2. Installation VPN client

To execute the .sh file, click on "Properties" > "Access Rights" in the graphical user interface and mark the "Execute file as program". Follow the instructions of the installation program. Confirm the license agreement and install the program.

3. Configuration and Connection

Enter vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de in dthe adress field and click on "Connect". Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Click on "OK". The connection is indicated by a padlock on the AnyConnect icon in the task bar. By clicking on "Disconnect" the connection will be disconnected again.

1. Installation AnyConnect App

Search the App Store / Google Play Store for the "AnyConnect" application from Cisco Systems Inc.

2. Connection set up

Open the app. Under "Connections" > "Add new VPN connection". In the connection editor, enter under "Server address":  

  • vpn.tik.uni-stuttgart.de

Under "Description" you can give the connection any name you like. All other settings remain unchanged.

3. Connect device

Turn the switch in the main menu to "On". Enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******@uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password
  • Students
    • Username: st******@stud.uni-stuttgart.de
    • Password: Your personal password

Press "Connect". The connection is indicated by a small key icon in the status bar of your mobile device. The connection will be disconnected again when the switch is set to "Off" again.

Please note: The following installation type should only be used for administrative purposes or in case the automatic installation fails. The automatic installation is preferred.

1. Download Cisco AnyConnect 

To download the installation files, enter your login data in the following form:

  • Employees
    • Username: ac******
    • Password: Your personal password

  • Students
    • Username: st******
    • Password: Your personal password
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