WiscVPN (Linux) - Installing and Connecting with VPNC
There is NOT a GlobalProtect (Palo Alto) VPN client for Linux. However, Linux users can connect to VPN using a free, third-party client called VPNC. This document describes how to configure VPNC for common versions of Linux.
Note: These directions are for specifically for Ubuntu, the process should be similiar for other versions of Linux 1. To install the VPN Software, open command prompt and enter the following sudo apt-get install vpnc 2. Create a configuration file "/etc/vpnc/uwmadison.conf" sudo touch /etc/vpnc/uwmadison.conf 3. Using your prefered text editor, populate the configuration file with the following information: (You must run the text editor as sudo) IPSec gateway uwmadison.vpn.wisc.edu IPSec ID vpnw1sc2002 IPSec secret vpnw1sc2002 Xauth username
4. To connect run the following command. You will be prompted for your password. sudo vpnc uwmadison.conf 5. A successful connection will look like the following: 6. To end the connection: sudo killall vpnc