Installing VIA Client for Windows

The following sections describe the procedures to install the VIA Client for Windows, which includes downloading the VIA Client from the Aruba support site, installing the software on the Windows device, and then downloading the VPN profiles that will determine how VIA securely connects to your network.

To download VIA:

1. Log in to the Aruba Support Portal.

2. Navigate to Software and Documents and search for your desired version of Aruba VIA.

3. Download the ansetup32.msi or ansetup64.msi installer file.

4. On the Ready to install screen, click Install.

5. After installation is complete, click Finish to exit the setup wizard.

Ensure that all prerequisites have been met before proceeding with installation.

 

VIA 2.x continues to retain the connection profile even after uninstalling VIA 2.x. You can connect using this profile after VIA 3.2.x is installed. If you do not want to connect using the existing connection profile, clear the connection profile in VIA 2.x, and then install VIA 3.2.x.

To install VIA:

1. Open the ansetup32.msi or ansetup64.msi installer file.

2. An Open File - Security Warning message appears. Click Run to launch the VIA Setup Wizard.

3. After the VIA Setup Wizard opens, click Next on the Introduction screen.

4. On the End-User License Agreement screen, select the check box to accept the terms in the License Agreement. Click Next.

5. Click Browse... on the Destination Folder screen to locate and select the folder to which VIA will be installed. Click Next.

6. On the Ready to install screen, click Install.

7. After installation is complete, click Finish to exit the setup wizard.

VPN profiles must be downloaded in order to connect VIA. If VIA 3.2.x is newly installed on the device, the VPN download screen opens upon launching VIA. If an existing instance of VIA is upgraded to VIA 3.2.x, the VPN Server list opens upon launching VIA.

Use one of the following methods to download a VPN profile:

To uninstall VIA:

1. Navigate to Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Programs and Features.

2. Select the Aruba VIA application.

3. Click Uninstall.

4. A message appears asking you to confirm that you want to uninstall VIA

5. Click Yes.

6. A message appears, reminding you that the uninstallation procedure requires the device to reboot.

7. Click OK.

8. Reboot your system. VIA is successfully uninstalled.

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