Changing your GlobalProtect VPN Portal

How to change your VPN portal address


Click on the tray icon to open the GlobalProtect VPN Client:
VPN tray icon

Click on the three lines to open the menu. Click Settings to open the VPN client settings: 

VPN client user interface

Settings menu in GlobalProtectClick on the portal address, click Edit, then change the scihall part to uwmadison. Save, and then sign out of the VPN connection.

Portal address highlighted in Settings

Portal address highlighted and changed to uwmadison

Open the GlobalProtect VPN client again and click on Connect. Enter your NetID and NetID password, then enter your MFA Duo code or press 1 for a Duo push to your mobile device. 

VPN client not connected

Enter NetID and password

MFA Duo screen - 1 for push, or else enter code

macOS/OS X

Click on the GlobalProtect Globe icon in the top menu to open the GlobalProtect interface:

Globe icon in top menu of macOS

GlobalProtect VPN status

Open the Settings menu by clicking on the three lines and clicking on Settings. Then, click on the pencil icon to edit the portal address and change it to Click Save to save the changes, then sign in with your NetID username and password.

Portal address add/edit/remove screen

Edited portal address to uwmadison.vpn.wisc.eduSign in for portal

After clicking on Sign In you will be asked to press 1 for a Duo MFA push or enter your MFA Duo code. After that you will be connected to the VPN.,, vpn, globalprotect, global, protect, portal   Doc ID:113282
Owner:Jay S.Group:Department of Geography
Created:2021-08-26 10:16 CDTUpdated:2022-03-17 11:04 CDT
Sites:Department of Geography, Nelson Administrative Hub
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