How do I connect VPN to WatchGuard?

If you want to connect your VPN to WatchGuard, there are a few things you need to do. First, make sure that your VPN account is active and that you have the latest version of the client software installed. Next, open the WatchGuard Client software and click the “Add” button. Enter the IP address or hostname of your VPN server in the “VPN Server Address” field. If you’re using a pre-shared key for authentication, enter it in the “Pre-Shared Key” field. Otherwise, leave this field blank.

Click “OK” to save your changes and then click “Connect.” Your VPN connection will now be established!

To connect to WatchGuard SSL VPN, start by selecting the ‘Mobile VPN with SSL client’ option from the ‘All Programs’ menu. Then, double-click the Mobile VPN with SSL shortcut on your desktop, or click the Mobile VPN with SSL icon in the Quick Launch toolbar.

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Assuming you have a WatchGuard account and are trying to connect to a VPN server:

1. Start by going to the WatchGuard login page ( You will need your registered email address and password.

2. Once logged in, click on the “Network” tab at the top of the screen and select “VPN Manager” from the drop-down menu that appears.

3. On the VPN Manager page, click on the “Add a new tunnel” button in order to set up your new VPN connection.

4. In the Add Tunnel dialog box that appears, enter a name for your tunnel and then select the type of tunnel you want to create (IPSec, PPTP, or L2TP). For this example we will choose IPSec.

5. Click on the “Configure” button next to your selected tunnel type in order to continue setting up your connection.

6. In the IPSec Configuration dialog box that appears, enter the following information:

– LocalGW: The public IP address or hostname of your local WatchGuard firewall

– RemoteGW: The public IP address or hostname of the remote VPN server you are connecting to

– Shared Secret: A pre-shared key used for authentication purposes

– Auth Method: Choose either PSK or Certificate (if using a digital certificate)

– Phase 1 Proposal: Select an Encryption algorithm (DES, 3DES, AES128, etc.), Authentication method (MD5 or SHA1), Diffie Hellman Group (MODP768, MODP1024),and Lifetime value

– Phase 2 Proposal: Select an Encryption algorithm (DES, 3DES, AES128), Authentication method (MD5 or SHA1), and PFS Group MODP1024)

7. When you have finished entering all of the required information above click on OK in order to save your changes and close out of this dialog box.. Now click onOK again in order when asked if you want t oactivate these settings nows

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WatchGuard provides industry-leading network security, endpoint security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, and network intelligence products and services to over 250,000 small and midsize enterprises around the globe. This helps them protect their most important assets, including over 10 million endpoints.

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If you are a first time user of GlobalProtect Anu, follow these steps to connect:

1. Download the GlobalProtect Agent for your specific operating system from the Palo Alto Networks Customer Support Portal:
2. Install the agent and launch it. The Welcome screen appears and displays the default gateway for your location. If you have multiple gateways available, select one from the drop-down menu or click SITE to view all available gateways and choose your preferred gateway.
3. In the Username field, enter your account followed by password in the Password field then click CONNECT . For example: zyx123@ad.anu.eduau/MyPassw0rd!
4a) Faculty & Visitors – You will be prompted with a Duo Security Authentication popup window asking how you would like to authenticate yourself (see image below).

i) If this is your first time using Duo Security two-factor authentication with GlobalProtect at ANU, you need to activate your device following instructions here: https://servicesguide3loojdzlzc2qo3h5kobgxwz5m5yopjl6xhpciudmeovptidn4ydmuqd4fynq%40mail cl Ugo= . Please Note: if prompted, use your AD password NOT your O365 one when logging into Net ID Self Service page; OR

ii) If you already have an activated device, please select it from ‘What type of device do you want?’ drop down list then click SEND ME A PUSH or CALL ME to receive a login code; Enter that code into ‘Enter passcode’ text box then click LOG IN;

iii) Alternatively, if neither of Push nor Call options is possible or preferable, choose ENTER A PASS CODE option then generate a new temporary code by clicking either Get Passcodes… button (this may require Adobe Flash Player so please install it beforehand if needed), OR by opening Duo Mobile App on your phone – tap key icon next to ANU item then swipe right across ANU entry in My Devices screen to reveal 6-digit codes; back in browser window insert one of those codes into ‘Enter passcode’ text box just generated within last 30 seconds and click LOG IN button;

![DuoSecurityprompt](https://user-images.githubusercontent com/37173181/50313371-75969f00-04b7-11e9-8554-017017db9060png)

4b) Students – You won’t be prompted with any extra security as Two Factor Authentication set up is not compulsory for students **at this stage** though we strongly encourage everyone who can set it up to do so for their own accounts’ protection sake!

Thank your for reading!