Global Protect VPN for macOS - Personal Mac Setup Instructions

This document describes how to download and install the GlobalProtect VPN client on a personally-owned Mac computer.

This document describes how to download and install the UWM GlobalProtect VPN client on a personal Mac computer. For instructions on how to set up global protect on a University owned machine, see GlobalProtect VPN for macOS - Self Service Setup Instructions.

Note: This client is compatible with OS X 10.9 or later.


Download the Client

Installing the GlobalProtect Client (Mac)

  1. Open the downloaded file. Proceed through the installation process, you will need to click Continue, then Continue, then Install.

  2. If you are prompted for your password, type it in. It will look like the image below once you have typed in your password. Then select Install Software.

  3. Some users will be prompted with a message saying System Extension Blocked. In this case, select Open Security Preferences then select Allow in the following window.

  4. Connecting with the GlobalProtect client    

    After the installation has finished, proceed to GlobalProtect VPN - How to connect (macOS) for instructions on how to connect. 

Keywords:global protect, vpn, globalprotect, Mac, macOS   Doc ID:98823
Owner:Christopher C.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2020-03-13 13:21 CDTUpdated:2023-05-24 07:40 CDT
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