macOS deinstall VPN Software

If Cisco Anyconnect (VPN module) cannot be selected during installation, it is often due to the fact that it is still installed or has not been properly uninstalled.

The following steps are possible:

Typical uninstall

  • from the Finder go to the Applications folder
  • look for the Cisco folder and open it
  • then double click on Uninstall Anyconnect to start the uninstall process
  • follow instructions to uninstall VPN program

Manual uninstall

  • as root, run the following shell script from the Terminal (Go to Application/Launchpad -> Other -> Terminal):
  • sudo /opt/cisco/anyconnect/bin/
  • enter your password and follow the steps

If both variants do not help

If both variants do not help, you can use the following command to make MacOS forget the installed package in the terminal:

  • sudo pkgutil --forget