Global Protect VPN - How to connect (macOS)

How to connect to GlobalProtect VPN using Mac

Note: This is only for connecting to the VPN using a Mac.

View GlobalProtect VPN for macOS - Self Service Setup Instructions if you need to install the GlobalProtect client on a University owned Mac.
View GlobalProtect VPN for macOS - Personal Mac Setup Instructions if you need to install the GlobalProtect client on a personally owned Mac.

1. Launch GlobalProtect from your Applications folder (press Command-SPACEBAR and type GlobalProtect into the search field. Then hit RETURN)

 Search GlobalProtect

2. Click the Globe icon in the toolbar and click Connect. If asked to enter your portal address, type in then click Connect.

 Connect to GlobalProtect

3. When prompted, enter your UWM email and password to sign in. Note: If you have signed in on this device your username may be saved. 

 Sign In Email and Password

4. Authenticate using your desired method.


5. When asked if you would like to stay signed in, click Yes. You also have the option to check the box, Dont show this again

 Stay Signed In Prompt

6. If you are prompted to make changes to the System Certificate Trust Settings click Cancel

 System Certificate Trust Settings

7. In your default browser you will see the following screen. 

Authentication Complete Screen 

8. In your browser window you will be asked if you would like to open GlobalProtect, click the option to Open GlobalProtect.

 Open Global Protect Prompt

9. You are now connected to the GlobalProtect VPN. To disconnect, click on the GlobalProtect icon in the taskbar and click the Disconnect button.

Disconnect from GlobalProtect

Keywords:Global Protect, VPN, Macintosh, Mac, MacOS, GlobalProtect, connect   Doc ID:89582
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2019-02-07 13:02 CSTUpdated:2022-08-17 10:39 CST
Sites:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
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