VPN Client Manuals

If you need assistance installing the VPN client check the following PDF manuals.


Quick guide
Full manual
Issues with Windows 8 and 8.1 on the IT-Services Website

Mac OS X

Quick guide
Full manual


Full manual
The AnyConnect Client is currently not working with Ubuntu 15.04.

iOS (iPhone/iPad)

AnyConnect client (iOS 8 - older versions can differ)
(We don't support the internal iOS VPN client due to technical reasons)


AnyConnect Client
(not for Sony/Sony Ericsson devices!
News: Problems with Andorid 4.4)

Windows Phone 8.1 / Windows 10 Mobile

AnyConnect Client

Other Operating Systems

Cisco offers for a variety of operating systems the software AnyConnect VPN Client. Search your App store / Market for it and check if your device matches the requirements. Install the software in case you need it. After the installation start the AnyConnect client and name your profile UniBasel. As server you enter vpn.mobile.unibas.ch - and enter your credentials you received from the University Basel. At the end click on connect.

WebVPN manual

With the WebVPN service any computer computer can establish a secure connection to the Uni Basel VPN server through its webbrowser. The VPN connection is built up within your webbrowser.
With the WebVPN connection you can access most services of the University Basel directly. However there are a few restrictions compared to the VPN Client Software (see above). The WebVPN service is available for all members of the University (students and staff likewise). WebVPN can be used when the VPN client software can not be installed or can not be used. You can use the WebVPN service by entering the following link in your webbrowser: http://vpn.mobile.unibas.ch/nocsd

Click here to start the WebVPN: