Is there support for the Global Protect client for Linux? It's not a download option when logging into the portal via https. If not, is there a way to connect using Java? Would NetConnect work?_
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Starting with PAN OS 5.0, xAuth is supported with VPNC on a couple of distros. Here is an excerpt from the 5.0 Release notes:
X-Auth Support –
The following VPN clients are now supported for GlobalProtect VPN access:
o Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS VPNC
o CentOS 6 VPNC
Here is a discussion wherein another user has posted steps on how to configure VPNC:
You might want to look at this blog
it details steps on getting a Linux box to connect with a Global protect gateway. I cannot vouch for the veracity of the information, but the feedback on the page indicates it works OK.
I can vouch for the veracity of the information... I've tested vpnc with NetworkManager and it works great with a GlobalProtect Gateway as the IPSec termination point
As posted as a comment at the end of the blog, does anyone know why manually adding of routes is needed on PAN FWs for split tunneling to work using VPNC client ? The comment says that split-tunnel policy works by default without any manual intervention on the VPNC client against a Cisco2911 vpn.
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