How to set Portal address in Global Protect using powershell

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How to set Portal address in Global Protect using powershell

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Hi, I want to install Global protect using powershell. It gets installed but Portal address is not set by powershell, as it ask for manual input for that.

My code :

# Get full path of msiexec, which is more reliable than depending on PATH env var
$msiexec = Join-Path ([Environment]::SystemDirectory) msiexec.exe

# Start msiexec and wait until it has finished
$process = Start-Process $msiexec -PassThru -Wait -ArgumentList "/i `"$PSScriptRoot\Files\GlobalProtect64-5.2.10.msi`" /q /norestart /l*v `"$PSScriptRoot\instlog.txt`" PORTAL=`"`"

# Check if installation was successful
# Exit codes of 0 (ERROR_SUCCESS) and 3010 (ERROR_SUCCESS_REBOOT_REQUIRED) indicate success
if( $process.ExitCode -in 0, 3010 ) {
    Write-Host 'Installation successful'
    if( $process.ExitCode -eq 3010 ) {
        Write-Host 'A reboot is required'
else {
    Write-Host "Installation failed with exit code $($process.ExitCode)"

 In logs I can see : LOG details : PROPERTY CHANGE: Adding PORTAL property. Its value is ''.


Any help will be thankfull.


Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite


The application reads the portal from the registry by default, so what I do is simply stage the required registry key with the proper portal address on all endpoints. This way you can deploy it to all endpoints and even if GlobalProtect is never installed the fact the key exists doesn't matter. 

Key Path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Palo Alto Networks\GlobalProtect\PanSetup

Value Name: Portal

Value Type: REG_SZ

Value Data: PortalAddress

Hi, thanks for reply. I tried what you said but same pop up comes with manual insert of portal address.



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