VPN Installation and Configuration Steps for Mac

Download and install:

Mac VPN client - OS X  (installer file)

1) Run the installer package (link above)

vpn package

2) Click Continue to install Pulse Secure


3) Click install to start the process
installation type

4) Enter your username and password

 vpn username

 5) Click Ok

Click OK

If you receive this notification, click Ok

click ok

6) Click Allow

Click allow

7) Click Close



Using Pulse Secure to Establish a VPN Connection on a Mac

1) Click on the Pulse Secure icon in the Mac menu bar and select open Pulse Secure
open pulse secure

2) Click on the Plus (+) sign
vpn plus

3) Set connection type to Policy Secure (UAC)

Enter the Name:  UofM VPN
Enter Server URL: (choose one from the dropdown menu)

  • vpn.cc.umanitoba.ca (preferred)

  • vpn3.cc.umanitoba.ca

  • vpn4.cc.umanitoba.ca

click Add


4) In the connections window, click on Connect
vpn connect

5) The Connections window will show your active U of M connection. You may click Disconnect when you wish terminate the connection.

vpn connected

6) Click Proceed

vpn proceed

7) Enter username and password and realm (student, staff or vendor). Click Sign In

vpn ivanti

NOTE: The vendor realm is only accessible through vpn.cc.umanitoba.ca

8) Click your preferred authentication method.

vpn push

9) Check your device and Approve (if necessary, open the Duo app)

mobile approve image

10) You now have secure access



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