Download and Install the GlobalProtect App for Chrome OS
Before you can connect your Chromebook to
the GlobalProtect network, you must download and install the app.
If your Chromebook is managed by the Chromebook Management Console,
your administrator may have automatically pushed the GlobalProtect
app to your device and configured the VPN settings. If you do not
already have the GlobalProtect app on your Chromebook, you can download
it from the Chrome Web Store.
After downloading the app, you
will need the IP address or FQDN of the GlobalProtect portal, which
you can get from your administrator. In addition, your administrator
should verify which username and password you should use to connect
to the portal and gateways. Usually this is the same username and
password you use to connect to your corporate network. After you
gather the required information, you can download and install the
app as follows:
Download the app from the Chrome Web Store. If
you already have the app, skip to 2.
If you haven't already, add a Google account
on your Chromebook.
follow the prompts to download and install the app.
When successfully installed, the Chrome App Launcher
displays the GlobalProtect icon in the list of apps.
your VPN settings.
In the launcher, click the GlobalProtect
icon to launch the app.
On the initial setup screen, enter the IP address
or FQDN of the GlobalProtect portal supplied by your GlobalProtect
the GlobalProtect VPN configuration.
The app displays the home screen after it adds the VPN
configuration to the Internet connection settings of your Chromebook
but does not initiate a connection.
Close the GlobalProtect app.
Log in to GlobalProtect.
Click the status area at the bottom right
corner of the Chromebook.
then select the portal that you or your administrator entered when
configuring the GlobalProtect VPN settings. The app prompts you
to enter your login credentials.
To view VPN settings before connecting, select the portal
, and then click
the portal and click
. Repeat this
step to enter your credentials for the gateway. If your authentication
is successful, you will be connected to your corporate network. If
your administrator has set one up, the GlobalProtect welcome page
will display. After dismissing the welcome page you can view it
at any time from the GlobalProtect menu (