How do I install VPN software on my personal PC?

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Note: You will need to know the bit version of your computer before proceeding. To determine if you have 32 or 64 bit Windows, click here.
You will only be able to access the website in step 1 from off campus.
If you are having trouble installing GlobalProtect, try disabling any anti-virus software you have running on your machine. When you are done with the installation, re-enable your anti-virus. Reboot your computer before trying to connect to GlobalProtect.

 

  1. In any browser, navigate to https://gp.apsu.edu.
     
  2. Input your APSU username and password and click LOG IN.
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  3. Click on the appropriate link to download the version that correlates with your operating system.
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  4. Navigate to the location you saved the GlobalProtect installer in the previous step. Double click on GlobaProtect32.msi or GlobalProtect64.msi to launch the installer.
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  5. Click Next.
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  6. Click Next.
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  7. Click Next.
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  8. Click Close.
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  9. If the software does not immediately launch, go to the start menu, then Palo Alto Networks, and click Global Protect.
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  10. Input the portal address gp.apsu.edu. Click Connect.
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  11. Input your APSU username and password and click Sign In.
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  12. Once the GlobalProtect Client has established the VPN connection, a new window will open that states You are securely connected to the corporate network.
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  13. When you are finished with your session, click Disconnect.
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  14. To connect after the initial setup, click the up arrow beside the clock in the taskbar and click the globe icon.

     
  15. Click Connect.

     
  16. Input your APSU username and password and click Sign In.

     
  17. Once the GlobalProtect Client has established the VPN connection, a new window will open that states You are securely connected to the corporate network.