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VPN - Install and Connect Campus-Owned Mac

How to install and connect to GlobalProtect VPN from a non-campus device

GlobalProtect can be installed to provide VPN access to protected campus services while away from campus. You must request access to use the VPN, see [Link for document 71039 is unavailable at this time] for details. Follow this procedure to install and connect the GlobalProtect agent software.


Install the GlobalProtect agent once on each computer you wish to access from. If installing on a personal computer, follow the instructions here instead: VPN - Install and Connect Non-Campus Mac
  1. Open Managed Software Center within the Applications folder
    Managed Software Center

  2. Search for palo alto in the upper-right search box
    Type Palo Alto into search box

  3. From the list of available software, click Install under Palo Alto GlobalProtect VPN
    Palo Alto GlobalProtect VPN
You may need to reboot your Mac for installation to complete. After installation is complete you can proceed to connect following the below instructions.


    Once installed, connect the VPN to establish a secure connection to campus.

    1. Click the GlobalProtect icon at the top of the screen. The GlobalProtect icon looks like a small globe.
      GlobalProtect Globe Icon

    2. In the connection window, enter
    3. Click Connect to begin the connection process. When prompted, enter your NetID username and password.
       GlobalProtect Login Window

    4. You are now connected to campus and can access protected resources. Once completed with your work, click the GlobalProtect icon Connected Icon and click Disconnect.
      GlobalProtect Connected

    If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or

    Keywords:vpn globalprotect palo alto paloalto anyconnect cisco   Doc ID:89441
    Owner:Dan P.Group:UW Oshkosh
    Created:2019-02-01 12:19 CDTUpdated:2022-12-27 08:27 CDT
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