RSA SecurID Token
Set Pin Using the Cicso VPN Client
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These instructions will help you setup your new RSA
SecurID token. If you have not yet received your token, please obtain one
from the Account Management Office before proceeding with this tutorial.
- Start the Cisco VPN client and connect to the VPN
Gateway by following the steps below.
- Step 1: Select the [BNL] connection entry.
- Step 2: Press the [Connect] icon at the top.
- The User Authentication Window should appear, see below.
Please (1) enter your [username], supplied
by the Account management office, in the field shown. In the
Password Field (2) please enter the [6-digit
tokencode] currently displayed on your RSA SecurID
Token. Then (3) click [OK] to proceed.
- The User Authentication Window will reappear asking for
you to set your PIN. Please, enter a [4-8 character
pin] of your own choosing in the field indicated.
Then click [OK] to proceed. There is no need to enter
your username at this step.
- The User Authentication Window will reappear asking you
to [VERIFY] the PIN you just created.
Please, [re-enter] your newly created PIN
where indicated. There is no need to enter your username at
- The User Authentication Window will appear one final
time and ask you to enter your [password]
or passcode. Your Passcode is
the combination of your [PIN + tokencode].
For Example, if your PIN is 
and the current tokencode displayed on your RSA SecurID is ,
you would enter .
This will be the algorithm used for your Passcode from this
moment forth. Please, enter your [Passcode]
in the field indicated. Make sure you are using a different
[tokencode] from your RSA SecurID than the
one you used earlier. Each tokencode can only be
used once and will refresh every 60 seconds.
Users can view the 60-second count down timer on the
left-side of the token display, see below.
Click [OK] to proceed.
Your PIN is now set and you should see
the BNL Banner as seen below indicating that a successful
VPN connection has been established. Click
[Continue] to proceed.
Please contact the ITD Helpdesk
at x5522 (631-344-5522) or send
an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you have
questions, issues or concerns.
Last Modified: September 23, 2013
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