VPN - Start Before Logon

Using Cisco AnyConnect Start Before Logon (SBL) on Windows Computers

Instructions for Windows 10

Before you log into the machine, the Default Login Screen prompts you for your username and password.

  1. Click on the icon that looks like two computer monitors as seen here:

    The Cisco AnyConnect logo appears in the center of the screen and the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client will launch.


  2. Click the Connect button (If the window is not pre-filled, type in vpn.arizona.edu as the address.)

  3. Enter the required UA credentials.
    • Username = NetID
    • Password = NetID password
    • Second Password = the NetID+ Method you used when you enrolled in NetID+ (push, sms, or passcode)

  4. Click OK

  5. An additional icon appears in the lower right-hand corner, indicating you are connected.