When will a new GlobalProtectClient GUI/UI be written?

Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

When will a new GlobalProtectClient GUI/UI be written?

L2 Linker

We've been holding off replacing our Cisco Anyconnect clients as the interface of GlobalProtect is a big downgrade for us.


Any idea when/if there will be improvements made to the GP UI?


At the moment it looks like it was developed by engineers with no UI team. Why do you have to go into a menu to connect to the VPN? It's the sole/single purpose of the application, it shouldn't be hidden away. It looks like an early '00's Windows Form app which makes it hard to sell to our execs. They want simple and visually pleasing. GlobalProtect is a backwards step for them and I don't blame them, they don't care about the options on the back end. 


I think it's about time PA reskinned the VPN client


Check out the difference




Cisco Anyconnect:




Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

The other feature I would like to add to GP would be to allow the user to add both sets of credentials to the first credentials page if using differnt auth methods for portal and gateway. The GP does have its advantages over the AnyConnect client, but the AnyConnect client is much thinner and has less features.


It would be nice if thre was a nice writeup that allowed AnyConnect clients to connect to the PAN ;).

what advantage does GP have over anyconnect? GP is still playing catchup to AnyConnect.

None really but we're migrating away from our ASA's and would like to replace all ASA functions with our Palo Altos. 

thats my point. But yes, I agree with moving off the ASA. Thats what our idea was with PAN as well. Collpase things down, dont have to refresh ASA, smartnet, etc.

  • 4 replies
  • 101 Subscriptions
Like what you see?

Show your appreciation!

Click Like if a post is helpful to you or if you just want to show your support.

Click Accept as Solution to acknowledge that the answer to your question has been provided.

The button appears next to the replies on topics you’ve started. The member who gave the solution and all future visitors to this topic will appreciate it!

These simple actions take just seconds of your time, but go a long way in showing appreciation for community members and the LIVEcommunity as a whole!

The LIVEcommunity thanks you for your participation!