How do I set up GlobalProtect VPN (Windows)?

On a PAU domain laptop or IS loan stock laptop

On your home computer:

  • Download GlobalProtect agent for Windows

Install GlobalProtect

  • Follow the installation guide
  • Set the Portal address to

When off-campus and needing to connect to VPN:

  • Select Global Protect from the system tray

  • Login with your University email address and password

  • You will be prompted to complete your 2-step verification to log in. This is the same authentication you use for your University email account


Please note: The GlobalProtect App collects data on your operating system. We collect this information to profile devices connecting to our network for security purposes. This includes checking that the operating system and installed software are up to date and anti-virus protection is enabled.

Please see the GlobalProtect documentation for full details on what data the GlobalProtect App collects on each operating system:

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