Global Protect Client Backward Compatibility

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Global Protect Client Backward Compatibility

L1 Bithead

Hi,

 

We have around 500 concurrent SSL clients connecting to our Palo Alto Gateway using Global Protect version 3.0.1.

 

If I activate the newest version on the Firewall (Version 3.1.3), will the existing clients be unaffected by this activation and continue to work.

 

Due to PC lockdown's in our organisation, I can't easily enforce an auto upgrade for the users so would like the existing clients to work as-is and any additional users who wish to use the SSL vpn, download the newer versions going forward.

 

Regards

 

Mike

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L2 Linker

Hi Mike,

 

I believe this is what you're looking for:

https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/documentation/60/pan-os/newfeaturesguide/globalprotect-features/glo...

 

snip:

 

By default, the Agent Upgrade field is set to prompt the end user to upgrade. To modify this behavior, select one of the following options:

- If you want upgrades to occur automatically without interaction with the user, select transparent.

- To prevent agent upgrades, select disable.

- To allow end users to initiate agent upgrades, select manual. In this case, the user would select the Check Version option in the agent to determine if there is a new agent version and then upgrade if desired.

 

Best regrads,

Haytham

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