Portal provides the management functions for your GlobalProtect
infrastructure. Every endpoint that participates in the GlobalProtect network
receives configuration information from the portal, including information
about available gateways as well as any client certificates that
may be required to connect to the gateways. In addition, the portal
controls the behavior and distribution of the GlobalProtect agent
software to both Mac and Windows laptops.
The portal does not distribute the GlobalProtect app for
use on mobile devices. To get the GlobalProtect app for mobile devices,
end users must download it from the store for their device: App
Store for iOS, Google Play for Android, Chrome Web Store for Chromebooks,
or Microsoft Store for Windows 10 UWP. However, the agent configurations
that get deployed to mobile app users does control the gateway(s)
to which the mobile devices have access. For more details on supported versions,
Client OS Versions are Supported with GlobalProtect?
The following sections provide procedures for setting up the