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using Azure MFA with Global Protect

L1 Bithead

Hello,

 

To configure Global Protect to use our already Existing MS MFA server, I followed this KB: https://knowledgebase.paloaltonetworks.com/KCSArticleDetail?id=kA10g000000ClkkCAC 

 

I think I had to do one or two extra things as well, but in any case it's working.  However, it only prompts for the second factor if after I disconnect the Global Protect client, I go to Settings and click Sign Out.  If I don't sign out, when I reconnect, I am not prompted for the second factor.  Is this on some kind of timer or something?  I tried putting the machine to sleep, logging out, and rebooting it but none of those things caused it to prompt. Is there a way to get it to require the second factor every time I reconnect?

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@minow 
I believe that I have found a solution to the Azure not wanted to re-auth users. Within Azure, we had to create conditional access that has session access control. In this section of the conditional access, we selected Sign-in frequency and set this to 1 hour. (Lowest amount of time we could select). Now it seems to be requiring our users to re-auth every hour if they have disconnected. It is my understanding that this won't cause re-auths to users who are still connected, just users who disconnect and then reconnect. 

 

Hope this helps. We have cert authentication as well as Azure with Duo MFA. 

Thanks for sharing the info.

Are you using global protect always on method?

MP

We initially were not using the always on. We were just using the on demand. 

 

I have recently setup and tested the Always on. It works like a charm. Is there something that you are having issues with in particular? 

 

Sorry I missed this comment over the summer. 

@goepfrichb 

I found another way to do it..... under: Device --> Authentication profile --> enter azure profile --> under Authentication tab --> check the option "Enable Single Logout" 

 

this will do the work for logout global protect and azure at the same time

Good to know. Thanks for posting that information. 

Hi,

 

I am trying to get this conditional policy setup to work with the Palo Alto GlobalProtect enterprise app. For some reason O365 is not letting me create it - it hangs. Would you mind sharing your settings with us?

 

Thanks

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