Renewal of service certificate on *old* VPN (Cisco AnyConnect)

Planned in advance; Complete

Overview

Affected services
  • Old VPN service (Cisco AnyConnect)
At Risk Time
08:00 AM, 08-Jul-20 — 09:00 AM, 08-Jul-20
Description
The digital certificate used by the old VPN service (vpn2.net.ed.ac.uk) for SSL authentication (AnyConnect) needs to be renewed. This may result in a temporary loss of service. To avoid disruption users should migrate to the new VPN ASAP - https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/computing/desktop-personal/vpn/vpn-service-using

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
The digital certificate used by the old VPN service (vpn2.net.ed.ac.uk) for SSL authentication (AnyConnect) needs to be renewed. This may result in a temporary loss of service. To avoid disruption users should migrate to the new VPN ASAP - https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/computing/desktop-personal/vpn/vpn-service-using
Technical summary
Renewal of service certificate on *old* VPN (Cisco AnyConnect)
Affecting
Anyone still using the old VPN
Servers / Hardware
Criticality
low
Expected impact
AnyConnect users may be asked to trust the new certificate.
Change Reference
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Mark McIntosh on 26-Jun-2020
Authorised by CIS
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Wassim Demnati to EdLAN-announce@lists.ed.ac.uk


Additional Details

Risk classification
low
Risk assessment
Users should be using new VPN service
Other people involved
Notes for future reference