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SSL VPN Pulse Secure for MacOS

As of March 18, 2019, Duo Multi-Factor Authentication is  required   to use the Pulse VPN service.  For more information and to enroll in Duo, please visit:  Multi-Factor Authentication

Download

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

Installation

Package

Open the package, click Continue, then 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.

Pulse Secure Mac Install install

Click Close once installation is completed.

Pulse Secure Mac Install

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

Pulse Secure Mac

Click the plus sign + to make a new connection.

connection +

Enter a name for the connection. 
For Server URL, enter:
vpn.vanderbilt.edu
Click Add.


VU

 

Click Connect on your newly created connection.

Read the VPN Pre Sign-in Notification and click Proceed.

presign notificationEnter your VUnetID and ePassword when prompted for login credentials.

Enter your secondary password from Multi-factor Authentication

secondary password

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

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

disconnect