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How to Log into VPN Pulse Secure using NetID 2-Step

  1. Open the Icon-tray (located on the Windows taskbar), and click on the Pulse Secure icon.
    Windows taskbar
  2. Click Open Pulse Secure.
    Windows taskbar
  3. In the Pulse Secure window, click Connect.
    Pulse Secure screenshot
  4. Enter your NetID and Password, and click Connect.
    Pulse Secure screenshot
  5. In the Secondary Password field, enter one of these NetID 2-Step options:
  • Your Passcode - enter a passcode displayed on your mobile device or key fob
  • Push - sends a NetID 2-Step push notification to the Duo Mobile app on your mobile device
  • Phone - calls the primary number connected to your NetID 2-step account

TIP: If you have more than one device enrolled (e.g. two phones or two mobile devices), add a number to Push or Phone and the prompt will be sent to the second or third device (e.g. Push2 or Phone3).

  1. Click Connect.
    Pulse Secure screenshot
  2. Complete the NetID 2-Step process. 

    EXAMPLE: If you entered Push, your mobile device will receive a prompt to accept the login request.
    NetID 2-step screenshot

    A Pulse Secure - Connection Complete message displays.
    Windows screenshot

    TIP: Verify that you are connected by hovering over the Pulse Secure icon in the icon-tray.
    Windows screenshot

    Congratulations! You have successfully logged into Pulse Secure using NetID 2-Step.