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Global Protect for Linux

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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:

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L7 Applicator

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:

Thanks a ton for your help!

L4 Transporter

You might want to look at this blog

http://blog.davidvassallo.me/2012/11/22/connecting-to-a-palo-alto-network-globalprotect-gateway-from...

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

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