portal-auth vs gateway-auth

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portal-auth vs gateway-auth

L3 Networker


I’m trying to understand Palo Alto VPN client, Global Protect login process with logs and I’m a little bit confused. What I can see in logs:

  1. First is: portal-auth.
  2. Then usually portal-gen-cookie
  3. Next gateway-auth
  4. And finally, gateway-register

I would think the portal-auth would be login to PA portal but it is not so I’m quite confused what is portal-auth on VPN client? Can somebody explain me difference between gateway and portal authentication please?

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