GlobalProtect Pre-Logon setup uses multiple IP addresses

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GlobalProtect Pre-Logon setup uses multiple IP addresses

L2 Linker

I have setup GlobalProtect with Pre-Logon configuration, but between the "pre-logon" status and "post-logon" status of the same computer I am getting 2 different IP addresses.  For example, during pre-logon I get, but as soon as a user logs into Windows I get 


Is there any way to keep the IP address the same between the different authentication stages? 


The main reason this would be beneficial, is for instances when the IT dept is remoted (VNC) into the user's computer before they login to Windows, then so the remote VNC session does not get dropped when the IP address changes after Windows login.


Is this possible?


L2 Linker

Ideas anyone?  Or, am I completely missing something?

L7 Applicator

Hi @Curt_Wilson


What do you have configured in the portal config - app tab and then at the tunnel rename setting?

If you have "-1" there, the pre-logon tunnel should be reassigned to the user without opening a new one.

Looks like "pre-logon tunnel rename timeout" is already set to the default of -1.

Hi, Is there any update to this post? In our case the clients also receive two ip addresses (for pre-logon and the follwing normal user logon), we would also like to use an ip for both. Regards Marco

Sorry, but I do not have a resolution for this.  We opted to configure GlobalProtect as only "user-login (always on)"



I am using the GP pre logon on PAN OS 8.1.15 with GP Agent 5.0.10

I only see 1 IP address for pre logon user and actual user logon.




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