Installing and connecting to the GlobalProtect VPN app for Android device

 Objective

To detail how to download, install and connect to the GlobalProtect VPN app.

 Audience

  • Students
  • Faculty

 Environment  

Android Devices

 Procedure

At Kansas State University, you often need to connect to data or resources on the K-State campus while you are at home or traveling. The use of the GlobalProtect VPN allows you to connect securely, so data remains safe in transit between your computer and the VPN firewall.

Downloading and installing the Global Protect app

Your device must be running Android v5.0 or later.

  1. From the Google Play store, find and download the GlobalProtect app. Make sure the app you download has Palo Alto Networks listed at the developer.


     
  2. In the Address box, type  gpvpn.ksu.edu and tap Connect.


     

Connecting to the GlobalProtect VPN app

  1. Open GlobalProtect app, and tap Connect.


     
  2. Type your eID for Username, and eID password as the Password.

    Note: Enter only your eID as your Username. Do not enter your email address.


     
  3. If you are enrolled in Duo two-factor authentication, you will be asked to enter a Secure ID passcode. If you are not enrolled in Duo, you can skip to step 5.
  4. If you use your Android device as your Duo authentication device, type push in the enter passcode box and click Continue. The push authentication will be sent to Duo.


     
  5. Tap Allow to authenticate.
  6. If you are using a Token for Duo authentication, generate a passcode like usual and enter the code in the enter passcode box.
  7. You are now connected to GlobalProtect.
  8. To disconnect, open GlobalProtect again, then tap Disconnect.

Details

Article ID: 145
Created
Fri 5/27/22 10:17 AM
Modified
Sun 8/14/22 2:40 PM