Setting Up SSO In GlobalProtect Clientless VPN Portal App

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Setting Up SSO In GlobalProtect Clientless VPN Portal App

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I have a GP portal setup and working with a published app for VMware Horizon. Authentication to the portal is setup with Duo MFA and works as designed. The issue is that I would like to reduce the amount of authentications after the user logs in to the portal. When a user clicks on the the Horizon client HTML5 link, it opens the app page and presents another login. Our users must enter their username and password again to use the application. Is there a way to pass credentials from the Portal to the Horizon app without asking for re-authentication?


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Hi Jesse,


Some clarification here: Have you setup the clientless VPN portal and VMWare Horizon as two different Service Provider Applications on the same IdP? Which means users have to log into the clientless vpn portal using sso creds once and again to VMware horizon app. We currently do not support SSO functionality.




Hi Varun,


Sorry I a very new to SAML and SSO with these two systems. The GP Portal is setup to authenticate using a RADIUS profile with Duo MFA that connects to AD. The Horizon system is setup for AD authentication.


Does this info help?

HI Jesse,


No, we do not support SSO in that case.

I have the same question.

At the GP Clientless portal we use LDAP authendication

At the web application we use the same LDAP authendication


It it possible somehow to forward the credentials used on the GP Portal to the web application as well?

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