End-of-Life (EoL)

Tunnel Preservation After Logoff

Software Support
: GlobalProtect 5.0.4 and later releases and with Content Release version 8181-5602 or later
OS Support
: Windows 10 endpoints
GlobalProtect can now preserve the GlobalProtect tunnel on Windows 10 endpoints after the user logs off for an administrator-configurable time. Retaining the same tunnel when a user logs out and back in enables Windows to correctly apply Group Policy Object (GPO) updates.
To configure this behavior, you provide a the number of seconds that you want so preserve the tunnel after logoff in the
Preserve Tunnel on User Logoff Timeout
setting of the app configuration of your GlobalProtect portal (
You can specify a range from 0 to 600 seconds. The default is 0, meaning GlobalProtect immediately disconnects the tunnel after the user logs out.

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