The Cisco AnyConnect
Secure Mobility Client for
Android provides seamless and secure remote
access to enterprise networks. AnyConnect allows installed applications to
communicate as though connected directly to the enterprise network. AnyConnect
is a sophisticated networking application that also allows you to set
preferences, control the appearance and operation of AnyConnect, and use
diagnostic tools and facilities on your device as recommended by your
AnyConnect may be used
in your enterprise in conjunction with Mobile Device Management software. If
so, work with your administrator to abide by device management rules since
these rules may include restricting VPN access to a set of approved
applications. Your organization may provide additional documentation on using
Android App Store provides the application for
initial installation and all upgrades. The Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance
(ASA) is the secure gateway that admits access to the VPN, but it does not
support updates of AnyConnect for mobile devices.
includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL
includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (firstname.lastname@example.org).
includes software written by Tim Hudson (email@example.com).
supports the Samsung product lines listed below. Samsung rebrands devices in
these product lines for each mobile service provider. These devices must be
running the latest software update from Samsung.
devices with Intel Processors must use the
Devices must be running the minumum software required. Go to Settings > About phone > Software information > Software number to determine the software number running on your device.
Cisco AnyConnect (Kindle
Tablet Edition) is available from Amazon for the Kindle Fire HD devices,
and the New Kindle Fire. Anyconnect for Kindle is supported by the Android VPN
Framework and is equivalent in functionality to the AnyConnect ICS+ package
AnyConnect ICS+ offers
VPN connectivity supported by the Android VPN Framework (AVF) in Android 4.0
(Ice Cream Sandwich) or later.
The AVF provides
only basic VPN connectivity. The AnyConnect client, dependent upon these basic
VPN capabilities, is unable to provide the full set of VPN features available
in the brand-specific packages.
the AVF AnyConnect client for unsupported devices running Android 4.0 or later.
Supported devices should use the brand-specific AnyConnect client regardless of
the version of the Android operating system.
Install the Android
Android is available for download only from the Android Market. You cannot
download it from the Cisco website or after connecting to a secure gateway.
your device is one of the supported devices and install the appropriate
brand-specific AnyConnect package.
brand-specific AnyConnect packages that offer full-featured VPN connections for
these devices. These brand-specific AnyConnect clients are provided in
partnership with the device vendors and are the preferred AnyConnect clients
for supported devices.
your device is running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later to install
client offers VPN connectivity supported by the Android VPN Framework (AVF) in
Android 4.0 or later. AVF provides only basic VPN connectivity. The AnyConnect
AVF client, dependent upon these basic VPN capabilities, is unable to provide
the full set of VPN features available in the brand-specific packages.