Palo Alto WiscVPN Native IPSEC client Support

IPSEC configuration for WiscVPN on Palo Alto

The replacement WiscVPN service based on Palo Alto equipment supports VPN using the Android, Apple Ipad, and Iphone using the built in IPSEC client ONLY for dynamic IP address assignment, the Static WiscVPN service MUST!!!! use the GlobalProtect client.

Configuring The Native Client

  1. Open the Apps Menu. This can be done by tapping the Apps icon in the bottom navigation bar on your device.

  2. Open the settings menu by tapping the Settings icon.

  3. On the Settings menu, tap the More... button. From there, select Wireless & networks.

  4. Under Wireless & networks, select VPN.

  5. If you have not set up a lock screen PIN or password on your device, you will be prompted to do so before configuring a VPN profile. Tap OK and follow the prompts to establish a PIN or password. When you are finished or if you had previously set up a lock screen PIN or password proceed to step 6.

  6. Tap Add VPN profile to configure settings for WiscVPN.

  7. In the window that appears labeled Edit VPN profile, enter the following:

    • Name: WiscVPN
    • Type: IPSec Xauth PSK
    • Server address:
    • IPSec identifier: vpnw1sc2002
    • IPSec pre-shared key enter: vpnw1sc2002    

    NOTE: Linux users have successfully used the vpnc application to connect to the new Palo Alto based WiscVPN service

KeywordsWiscvpn vpn Palo alto ipsec Paloalto   Doc ID71193
OwnerGreg P.GroupNetwork Services
Created2017-03-01 12:35:15Updated2020-05-07 11:44:06
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Network Services, Office of Cybersecurity
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