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VPN (UW-Oshkosh, Windows) Install and Connect Non-Campus Device

How to install and connect to GlobalProtect VPN from a non campus device

This document references the new GlobalProtect VPN. To use the Cisco AnyConnect VPN, see this KB article instead: AnyConnect VPN (UW-Oshkosh, Windows) - Setup VPN




GlobalProtect can be installed to provide VPN access to protected campus services while away from campus. You must request access to use the VPN, see VPN - Requesting Access for details. Follow this procedure to install and connect the GlobalProtect agent software.

Installation

Install the GlobalProtect agent once on each computer you wish to access from. If using a campus-owned computer, instead follow the campus device installation instructions.
  1. Go to https://ondemand.vpn.uwosh.edu/
    ondemand.vpn.uwosh.edu

  2. Enter your NetID username and password to log in.
    Enter your netID user name and password where prompted

  3. Select the appropriate download for your computer. In most cases, this will be Windows 64 bit GlobalProtect agent. Older computers may need the 32 bit version, however try the 64 bit first.


  4. If prompted by your web browser, choose to save the file.
  5. After the download has completed, click the file to run it (Chrome and Firefox browser) or click the "Run" button (Internet Explorer browser).
  6. The installer will launch. Select Next > To proceed.
    Installation screen

  7. Accept the default location and click Next >
    Installation Screen 2
  8. Click Next > once more to begin installation.
    Installation Screen 3

  9. You may be prompted to allow the program to install. If so, click on Yes. Depending on your computer security settings, you may also need to enter your computer password to allow the installation to complete.
    Install Screen 4

  10. Choose Close to complete the installation
    Installation Screen 5

The installation is now complete and you can proceed to connect.

Connection

Once installed, you connect the VPN to establish a secure connection to campus.

  1. From the windows icon tray in the lower right corner, click the GlobalProtect icon which looks like a small globe. It may be hidden by default, if so click on the arrow Up Arrow to show hidden icons.
    Windows system tray image

  2. In the connection window, enter ondemand.vpn.uwosh.edu
    GlobalProtect Connection Window.
  3. Click Connect to begin the connection process. When prompted, enter your NetID username and password. The prompt may vary depending on if you have connected before or not.
    GlobalProtect username and password prompt or GlobalProtect username and password prompt alternate

  4. You are now connected to campus and can access protected resources. Once completed with your work, click the GlobalProtect icon GlobalProtect icon and click Disconnect.
    GlobalProtect disconnect button

If you need further assistance please contact the Information Technology Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu




Keywords:vpn globalprotect palo alto paloalto anyconnect cisco   Doc ID:88672
Owner:Dan P.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2018-12-26 10:58 CDTUpdated:2019-03-14 08:30 CDT
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