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Connecting to Your Office Computer from Home (Mac to PC)

  • Download the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client
  • When installing Cisco AnyConnect, click “Continue” and/or “Accept/Agree” on any boxes that appear.
  • Click “Next” or “Continue” on all the screens. (You only need to install the first “VPN” checkbox)
  • Once AnyConnect is installed, a box may come up as shown below:
  • Open the Security Preferences and click “Allow” at the bottom:
  • Finally, launch Cisco AnyConnect and type in and then click Connect and enter your ULID and password *This is not where you enter the name of the computer you want to connect to. That is in a couple steps.
  • Next, go to the App Store and find “Microsoft Remote Desktop 10”:
  • Once it is installed, click the “Add a Desktop” button and, in the window that appears, enter the name of your computer.
  • This is typically “cast” followed by the ISU Tag # on your computer and “”. Some computers are named after individuals’ ULIDs instead. Examples would be, or

  • Finally, click on the computer and enter ADILSTU\ before your ULID and then your ISU password: