Dartmouth VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Palo Alto GlobalProtect VPN Client

The Palo Alto GlobalProtect VPN client is the software used to connect to Dartmouth's Virtual Private Network (VPN).

It should be pre-installed on any machine configured by Thayer School Computing Services. To install the client on your personal devices, follow the instructions below.

Installing Palo Alto GlobalProtect Client on a Personal Device

Full instructions for installing the GlobalProtect VPN client can be found at services.dartmouth.edu:

GlobalProtect Windows installation

GlobalProtect Mac installation

GlobalProtect Linux installation

GlobalProtect Mobile client installation

The Short Version

1. Go to https://vpn.dartmouth.edu and pick the installer for your system.

1.5 Mac users, you will need to accept a kernel extension. If you are not automatically prompted, go to your System Preferences > Security & Privacy, and you should see an "Allow" button. You may have to restart your computer for this to take.

2. Portal is vpn.dartmouth.edu (if you're at DHMC use vpn-split.dartmouth.edu as your portal)