WiscVPN (Linux) - Installating GlobalProtect and Connecting via VPN

This document outlines the instructions to install GlobalProtect on Linux.

  1. Download the Linux client from this link. The file follows the format PanGPLinux*.tgz.

  2. Extract the package.

    tar -xvf ~/pkgs/PanGPLinux-4.1.0.tgz
  3. Install the extracted .deb file.

    sudo dpkg -i GlobalProtect_deb-


    sudo apt-get install GlobalProtect_deb-
  4. The client installs to /opt/paloaltonetworks/globalprotect. Settings and profile information are saved in $HOME/.globalprotect.

  5. Use the globalprotect executable to connect to VPN. When you execute globalprotect, you will enter prompt mode. Type help for instructions on how to use the CLI tool.

    Usage: only the following commands are supported: 
    collect-log            -- collect log information 
    connect                -- connect to server 
    disconnect             -- disconnect
    disable                -- disable connection
    import-certificate     -- import client certificate file
    quit                   -- quit from prompt mode
    rediscover-network     -- network rediscovery
    remove-user            -- clear credential 
    resubmit-hip           -- resubmit hip information
    set-log                -- set debug level
    show                   -- show information
  6. Run the connect subcommand with the portal option to connect to VPN. WiscVPN’s portal is uwmadison.vpn.wisc.edu.

    globalprotect connect --portal uwmadison.vpn.wisc.edu
  7. Type your username and password:

    Retrieving configuration...                                            
    portal:local:Enter login credentials
    username: # Type username here
    Password: # Type password here
    Retrieving configuration...                                            
    Discovering network...

Keywords:linux vpn globalprotect paloalto debian deb ubuntu   Doc ID:85193
Owner:Vijay M.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2018-08-24 11:22 CDTUpdated:2018-08-24 11:23 CDT
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