Multi-Factor Authentication(MFA) for our Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Follow the steps below to set up MFA: 


Part 1: Set up the Multi-Factor Authentication(MFA)

**You will only need to do this once unless you change devices

Step 1: Using your smartphone or tablet, visit either the App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android) and download the DUO Mobile app (iOS example below).

Step 2: Open a web browser on your computer and go to and enter your network credentials



Step 3: Follow the instructions on the screen. Our examples are for use with a mobile phone:


Step 4: Once you are at this step, please choose your security code preference. The “Ask me to choose…” option will always prompt you to either use a push notification or to send a text message, whereas the “Automatically send…” option will always send you a push notification via the Duo Mobile app installed on your smartphone.



Success: You have successfully installed Duo and are now ready to use it with VPN.

Part 2: Setting up MFA on the VPN 

Step 1: Open your Cisco Anyconnect vpn client and connect to

Step 2: From the “Group’ drop-down menu select “TrinityVPN-DUO” then enter your network credentials and click”OK”


Step 3: On your mobile device you should get a notification like the one below:


Step 4: Tap on it and it will take you to the Duo app asking for approval. Approve and the login will be complete. Please keep in mind that there is a very short time limit on responding to the request (~12 seconds), this is to ensure that you are close to your mobile device and are who you claim you are 😊



Success: You have successfully set up MFA for VPN.




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