User Behavior Options
The following table lists the options that you can configure in the Windows registry and macOS plist to customize how the user interacts with the GlobalProtect app.
Some settings do not have a corresponding portal configuration setting on the web interface and must be configured using the Windows Registry, Msiexec, or macOS plist. These settings are listed in the table as “Not in portal.” They include, but are not limited to, settings such as the following:
Portal Agent Configuration
Windows Registry/macOS Plist
Allow User to Change Portal Address
can-change-portal yes | no
CANCHANGEPORTAL=”yes | no”
Allow User to Dismiss Welcome Page
enable-hide-welcome-page yes | no
ENABLEHIDEWELCOMEPAGE= ”yes | no”
Allow User to Continue with Invalid Portal Server Certificate
can-continue-if-portal-cert-invalid yes | no
CANCONTINUEIFPORTALCERT INVALID= ”yes | no”
Allow User to Disable GlobalProtect App
disable-allowed yes | no
DISABLEALLOWED="yes | no"
Save User Credentials
Specify a 0 to prevent GlobalProtect from saving credentials, a 1 to save both username and password, or a 2 to save the username only.
save-user-credentials 0 | 1 | 2
Not in portal
Allow user to save passwordsetting is deprecated in the web interface in PAN-OS 7.1 and later releases but is configurable from the Windows registry and macOS plist. Any value specified in the
Save User Credentialsfield overwrites a value specified here.
can-save-password yes | no
CANSAVEPASSWORD=”yes | no”
Windows only/Not in portal
This setting enables the GlobalProtect credential provider to display the
Start GlobalProtect Connectionbutton, which allows users to initiate the GlobalProtect pre-logon connection manually.
ShowPrelogonButton yes | no
Windows 10 only/Not in portal
This setting is used in conjunction with GlobalProtect SSO and enables the GlobalProtect credential provider to be set as the default sign-in option at the next Windows login and for subsequent logins. See Deploy GlobalProtect Credential Provider Settings in the Windows Registry for details.
MakeGPCPDefault yes | no
MAKEGPCPDEFAULT=”yes | no”
Windows only/Not in portalThis setting is used in conjunction with GlobalProtect SSO and sets the number of seconds for users to wait to log in to Windows before establishing a tunnel connection. See Deploy GlobalProtect Credential Provider Settings in the Windows Registryfor details.
Windows only/Not in portalThis setting is used in conjunction with GlobalProtect SSO and sets the number of seconds to delay users from logging in to Windows after establishing a tunnel connection. See Deploy GlobalProtect Credential Provider Settings in the Windows Registryfor details.
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