Set Up and Connect to Palo Alto GlobalProtect VPN on Your Computer

Download and Install GlobalProtect VPN Software

  1. Go to gpvpn.davidson.edu
  2. Sign in using your full Davidson email address and password 
  3. Authenticate with Duo
  4. Click the download link for the appropriate operating system. (Windows users will want the 64 bit version)
  5. Install the software, choosing just "GlobalProtect" when presented with options

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Connecting to the VPN

  1. Click the GlobalProtect icon in your task bar (top right on Mac, bottom right on Windows)
  2. Enter "gpvpn.davidson.edu" in the Portal field and click "Connect"

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  3. Sign in using your full Davidson email address and password
  4. Authenticate with Duo
  5. After connecting, your GlobalProtect icon will change and you will show as connected when you click it

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  6. Click "Disconnect" when you're done
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