GlobalProtect provides security for host systems, such as laptops, that are used in the field by allowing easy and secure login from anywhere in the world. With GlobalProtect, users are protected against threats even when they are not on the enterprise network, and application and content usage is controlled on the host system to prevent leakage of data, etc. With PAN-OS release 4.1, GlobalProtect replaces NetConnect functionality. This document also covers, configuring GlobalProtect for remote access VPN replacing NetConnect.
One or more interfaces on one or more Palo Alto Networks next generation firewalls that provide security enforcement for traffic from the GlobalProtect Agent. The Gateways can be either internal i.e. in the LAN or external, where they are deployed to be reachable via the public internet.