GUI for GlobalProtect App for Linux

Software Support
: Starting with GlobalProtect™ app 5.1.
OS Support
: Linux operating systems with graphic interface support (but supported on Ubuntu 18.04 only); Linux with KDE is not supported.
The GlobalProtect App for Linux now supports Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). You can authenticate users through SAML authentication in the GUI version and not in the CLI version.
Due to restrictions for Microsoft Azure support for Ubuntu operating systems, the GlobalProtect App for Linux does not support SAML when Microsoft Azure is used as the SAML identity provider.
  • When installed, users can see the following on their Linux client.
    Feature
    Example
    GlobalProtect icon
    Login
    Gateway
    Menu
    General
    Displays the username and portal(s) associated with the GlobalProtect account. You can also add, delete, or modify portals from this tab.
    Connections
    Lists the gateways configured for the GlobalProtect app and provides information about each gateway.
    Troubleshooting
    Enables you to collect Logs and save them to the
    /home/<user>/.Globalprotect
    directory.

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