OpenConnect for Linux
Initial Setup - Step 1
Make sure that your computer is connected to the Internet so that the required software can be installed if necessary.
Open the terminal and type the following command:
sudo apt install network-manager-openconnect-gnome
Confirm the installation with the instruction mentioned in the terminal. Now restart your device.
Initial Setup - Step 2
Now go to the "Settings" and open the "Network" tab. Next, click on the "+" icon next to VPN.
Initial Setup - Step 3
Select "Multi-protocol VPN Client (Openconnect)" as the menu item.
Initial Setup - Step 4
In this window you can now enter the details of the VPN endpoint.
- The name of the connection is freely selectable
- The gateway should be named "vpn.uni-bremen.de"
- The value called "UserAgent" (if available) must be set to "AnyConnect"
- Should the value not be present, please have a look at ABC
- All other values can remain at default
Now click on "Add" in the upper right corner.
The right image is an example of a configuration where the "UserAgent" field is present.
Connect - Step 1
Go to "Settings" and then to the "Network" tab.
Connect- Step 2
Now click on your created VPN profile, previously named "Uni Bremen".
Connect - Step 3
Select the correct tunnel type under "Group".
Enter the credentials of your university account under Username and Password and click on Login.
As you can see in the last picture, a successful connection is marked by a colored button (here highlighted in orange).