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SSL VPN Pulse Secure for MacOS

Download

  1. Refer to the supported OS list on the FAQ page.
  2. Download the Pulse Secure client for MacOS here.

Installation

  1. Open the package, click Continue, then Install.

    Pulse Secure Mac Install

    Note: If you are having trouble finding the file after download, trying looking on your desktop or in the downloads folder located in the Dock.

  2. Click Close once installation is completed.

    Pulse Secure Mac Install

  3. Go to your Applications folder and click on the Pulse Secure icon to start.

    Pulse Secure Mac

  4. Click the plus sign + to make a new connection.
    Enter a name for the connection. 
    For Server URL, enter:
    VU users: vpn.vanderbilt.edu
    VUMC users: vpn.vumc.org
    Click Add.

    VU Users:
    VU

    VUMC Users:
    VUMC

  5. Click Connect on your newly created connection.

    connect

  6. Enter your VUnetID and ePassword when prompted for login credentials.

  7. Read the VPN access policy and click Proceed.

  8. While connected, you should see an icon in the status bar.

  9. When you are ready to disconnect, go to the Pulse Secure window and click Disconnect.


Last Modified: 2017-05-25