GlobalProtect Instructions for Mac

How to Install, Connect, and Disconnect the GlobalProtect VPN Mac Client

Steps to Install  the GlobalProtect VPN Mac Client

  1. If you have not done so, download the client from http://vpnclient.usfca.edu
     
  2. Run the client. The Welcome screen displays.

    install_intro.png
  3. Click Continue. The Destination Select screen displays.

    install-dest.png
  4. Select the desired option and click Continue. The Installation Type screen displays.

    install-type.png
  5. Click Continue. Optionally, you can change the install location.

    install-location.png
  6. Click Install. If asked for your password, enter it and click Install Software. After installation completes, the Summary screen displays.

    install-summary.png
  7. Click Close. The GlobalProtect Home screen also displays.

    gp-home.png
  8. In the Portal field, type "vpn1.usfca.edu" and click Connect.

    gp-connect.png
  9. Next, enter your username and password in the GlobalProtect Login dialog box.

    gp-login.png
  10. Click Connect. The Welcome to GlobalProtect screen displays and your status changes to connected.

    gp-welcome.png

    gp-connected.png
     
  11. You are now connected. The small GlobalProtect icon displays in the Status menu on the Menu bar.

Launch and Connect

  1. Click on the GlobalProtect icon in the Status menu.
     
  2. click on Connect.
     
  3. Enter your username and password.
    GPmac-login.png
  4. Click Connect. You are now connected to the USF VPN.

Disconnect

  1. Click on the GlobalProtect icon in the Status menu.
     
  2. Select Disconnect. Your Mac is now disconnected from the USF VPN.

    GPmac-disconnect.png