10-08-2020 11:02 PM
A year or so ago we tried to upgrade our Global Protect 5.0.3 to the recent prefered version with the result that many of our users get the chineese / asian letters in username BUG after the Upgrade.
Now we tried again with 5.1.6 and instead of Chineese Letters we get four QuestionsMarks for the Username after the Update.
I realy get annoyed about this update behavior. We seen it on a Windows 10 Education build 2004 and an Windows 10 Enterprise build 1809.
Here the Log Part from PANGPS after the Upgrade
(T4484)Debug(8355): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 ----Portal Login starts---- (T4484)Debug( 312): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 No need to decrypt data with length 0 (T4484)Debug( 567): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 pan_read_text_from_file(): File does not exist. File: C:\Users\MYUSERNAME\AppData\Local\Palo Alto Networks\GlobalProtect\PanPCD_c7283d3fb53f273ac41a8b104aa4d364.dat (T4484)Debug(2051): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 cannot restore portal config digest C:\Users\MYUSERNAME\AppData\Local\Palo Alto Networks\GlobalProtect\PanPCD_c7283d3fb53f273ac41a8b104aa4d364.dat. (T4484)Debug(1864): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 Failed to open file C:\Users\MYUSERNAME\AppData\Local\Palo Alto Networks\GlobalProtect\PanPUAC_c7283d3fb53f273ac41a8b104aa4d364.dat (T4484)Debug(1841): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 Unserialized empty cookie for portal PORTAL.CONTOSO.LOCAL and pre-logon user. (T4484)Debug(8414): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 IsInPrelogon() 0, GetPrelogonStatus() 0 (T4484)Debug(8418): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 Skip portal login - autosubmit: 0, username:"%3f%3f%3f%3f", password: "<empty>". (T4484)Debug(8421): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 Set skip next switch off flag. (T4484)Debug(7775): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 portal status is User authentication failed. (T4484)Debug(6489): 10/08/20 21:06:07:999 --Set state to Disconnected
Did someone else here got hit by this bug ?
Best regards from Germany
10-09-2020 12:43 PM
Never face this issue.
We were running 5.2.2 and recently upgraded to 5.2.3 so far no issues like this.
10-10-2020 09:50 AM
Maybe you only face it when you upgrade from 5.0.x trail.
11-01-2020 10:16 PM
a short update on this case
This behavior will not happen if we update from 5.0.3 to 5.0.10. It has something to do with the change on the 5.1.x trail.
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