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Installing VPN software on a Mac
Posted by John Sanders, Last modified by John Sanders on 22 July 2019 10:45 AM
  1. Log in to the GlobalProtect portal.
    1. Launch your web browser and go to the following URL:

  1. On the portal login page, enter your user Skidmore User Name and Password, and then click LOG IN.



  1. Download the app.
    1. Click the Download Mac 32/64 bit GlobalProtect agent When the software has finished downloading, launch it from the Downloads section of the OSX Dock.



  1. Install the app.
    1. On the GlobalProtect Installer, click Continue:
    2. Select the installation folder for the GlobalProtect app, and then click Continue:
    3. Select the GlobalProtect package, and then click Continue:
    4. Click Install to perform a standard installation of the GlobalProtect software:
    5. Enter your credentials (User Name and Password) to confirm that you want to install GlobalProtect, and then click Install Software to begin the installation:
    6. After the installation completes successfully, Close the installer. The GlobalProtect app starts automatically.


  1. Log in to GlobalProtect.
    1. Click the GlobalProtect menu bar icon to launch the GlobalProtect app. The status panel opens.
    2. In the box under Please enter your portal address, enter, then click Connect.



  1. If prompted, enter your Skidmore Username and Password, and then click Sign In.




If authentication is successful, you are connected to the Skidmore network.


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