How to use the "collaborator" version of the CoE VPN. Collaborator mode is a special restricted version of the CoE VPN for users that have affiliations in the College of Engineering, but do not have access to UW paid resources. This version will give access to researcher's systems, but will not give access to CAE resources, software, or any other UW paid resources (library, etc.)
How to setup the PaloAlto VPN client with the Collaborator Profile to Access the College of Engineering's VPN serviceIf you would like detailed instructions on how to install the PaloAlto GlobalConnect VPN client, please see these other Knowledge Base articles:
Collaborator AccessDo you have permission to use the Collaborator profile? While the profile to use the collaborator mode is freely available, there are specific access controls on your account that need to be set before you can use this service. If you are not sure if access has been granted, please contact the CAE Helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org
Install the PaloAlto GlobalConnect VPN ClientPlease note that you only need to install the PaloAlto GlobalConnect client once!
Connect to the Engineering VPN
- Start the PaloAlto GlobalConnect client. It will prompt for a portal address. Enter "engr-collab.vpn.wisc.edu".
- When you are asked for your username and password, enter your CAE ID and then enter the password that is associated with your CAE ID.
Congratulations! If the Engineering VPN accepted your username and password, the connection was successful. If you would like to see information about your connection (IP address, etc.), go the the GlobalConnect setting and go to the "Connection" tab.