I'm having trouble finding the correct administrative installation process. I have several field reps that do not have administrative rights to their laptops. I need to install GlobalProtect for them and have it pre-configured with proper certificates, portal addresses, etc. My certificates are self-generated by the firewalls, so are not trusted by a third-party such as goDaddy.
My installation process is:
This sets up the first portal, but I have two portals. I've tried importing registry files for the second portal and it works for user that ran the install, but not for any other user on the system. All other users only have the portal created by the msiexec install. So how do I install the agent with two portals?
When the user first logs in, they are asked to accept the certificate of the portal, even though the cert is previously installed. This acceptance is only required the first time the user logs in. How do I have the agent accept this certificate so not to ask the end user?
The GlobalProtect agent uses Internet Explorer in the background, so it should trust whatever certs are in the Trusted Root Certificate Authorities store. Are you placing the signing certificate used on the firewall in this store?
I'm not sure as to the multiple portal configuration. If you don't mind me asking, why are you doing two separate portals?
Good Day Blwallace
The only way to install GP with multiple portals is to add a reg key to inside the users hive
I used this PS script to install the app using SCCM
$Location = (Get-ChildItem -Path C:\Windows\ccmcache -Filter "GlobalProtect64.msi" -Recurse | Select -Last 1 -Property Directory).Directory
& ".\GlobalProtect64.msi" /q PORTAL="XXX.XXX.XXX.XX" CONNECTMETHOD="on-demand"
Start-Sleep -Seconds 15
$User = (Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_ComputerSystem).username
$SID = (Get-WmiObject Win32_UserAccount -Filter "Name= '$($user.substring(3))' AND Domain= '$($user.substring(0,2))'").SID
New-Item -Path "Registry::HKEY_USERS\$SID\Software\Palo Alto Networks\GlobalProtect\Settings" -Name 'xx.xx.xxx.xxx' -Force
New-Item -Path "Registry::HKEY_USERS\$SID\Software\Palo Alto Networks\GlobalProtect\Settings" -Name 'xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx' -Force
Start-Sleep -Seconds 10
Get-Service -Name PanGPS | Restart-Service -Force
If you dont use SCCM you can skip line 1 and 2
Hope this works out for you
Any comment or question please let me know
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