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auto (pre)logon unconfigured installations

L0 Member

Hi everybody,

 

I use pre-logon (always on) for our users which works pretty well. One of the goals is to prohibit Internet access without VPN.

Now consider the following situation: People receive a freshly installed notebook (Windows). The GlobalProtect client is installed but it was never configured. In fact, no user logged into Windows so far as the process is automated a lot (thankfully).

How do I get the GP client to connect to the firewall without any user login in order to apply the "Enforce GlobalProtect Connection for Network Access" policy? 

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L7 Applicator

we are currently testing imaged devices that connect via pre-logon when posted to users home address...   but prior to all this and to date, we use a proxy.pac file that is auto read by browser. it tries to do a reverse lookup internally and if succeeds then proxy is set to "direct" (no proxy), if the internal host is not detected then it adds a false proxy of 1.2.3.4 , which prevents any browsing.

also in the pac file is an exception to allow connections to our portals and gateways, this works well and also good for iPads. 

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