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PURPOSE:

The Global Protect VPN (Virtual Private Network) client allows remote access to on-campus network resources. This procedure will walk you through installing, setting up, and using the client on Linux.
 

APPLIES TO:

Linux, Off-campus
 

VALIDATION:

These instructions have only been tested on Ubuntu Linux 20.04 (both Server and Desktop editions).

 

Global Protect VPN Linux Client Setup

INSTALLING THE CLIENT:

  1. Download the installation file from https://roseshare.rose-hulman.edu/storage/u.svc/download.dn/fid/10927908329519191848_2129060458039642720 or via the curl command: curl https://roseshare.rose-hulman.edu/storage/u.svc/download.dn/fid/10927908329519191848_2129060458039642720 --output PanGPLinux-5.2.6-c18.tgz --ciphers 'DEFAULT:!DH'
  2. Unzip tar file, by running: tar -xvf PanGPLinux-5.2.6-c18.tgz
  3. Install the program:
    1. On Ubuntu/Debian, this is done through the command sudo dpkg –i GlobalProtect_UI_deb-5.2.6.0-18.deb
    2. On Redhat/CentOS, this is done through the command sudo yum localinstall GlobalProtect_UI_rpm-5.2.6.0-18.rpm

SETTING UP THE CLIENT:

  1. To start the program, simply enter globalprotect and then enter launch-ui to open the Global Protect UI.
  2. In the window, enter gp.rose-hulman.edu for the portal address.
  3. Login with your email address (username@rose-hulman.edu) as your username and password.
  4. Approve the sign-in request with your appropriate multi-factor authentication (MFA) method.

You will now be connected to the Global Protect VPN. You will be able to use all the network resources (including DFS and printers) as if you were on campus.

USING THE CLIENT:

  1. Run the command globalprotect from the terminal and then enter launch-ui to open the GlobalProtect VPN window.
  2. Click Connect on the GlobalProtect VPN window.

TURNING OFF THE CLIENT:

  1. Run the command globalprotect from the terminal and then enter launch-ui to open the GlobalProtect VPN window.
  2. Click Disconnect on the GlobalProtect VPN window.
 

related articles:

(KA-01278) How to Install and Use Rose-Hulman VPN
(KA-01282) How to Install VPN on iOS
(KA-01281) How to Install VPN for Android
 

More help:

If this information does not help resolve your issue and/or you need assistance from EIT, please submit an online service request at: https://rose-hulman.microsoftcrmportals.com/SignIn?ReturnUrl=/mycases/create-case