UC Davis Health provides remote access VPN for employees and non-employees, who are authorized to connect to the UC Davis Health network from remote locations. VPN should solely be used for conducting UC Davis Health business.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides security for transmission of sensitive information over unprotected networks such as the Internet. VPN relationships are established between a VPN client and a VPN server on the Internet making the public network appear to be virtually the same as a private network to VPN members.

Duo authentication

NOTE: Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is required to authenticate and connect to VPN sessions. Duo is a secure mobile authentication app for quick, push notification-based approval to verify your user's identity with a smartphone or other device. Learn more about Duo

VPN Software

UCD Health VPN users will use Cisco's AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client to establish remote access connection. This client and the instructions are available here: Download and install VPN

Operating System Supported

  • Windows Windows 11 (64-bit), Windows 10 x86(32-bit) and x64(64-bit)
  • macOS macOS 14, 13, 12, 11.x ( 64-bit)