Open a web browser and go to the https://gp.vpn.port.ac.uk/global-protect/login.esp website.
Login with your university username and password, e.g. bloggsj or up874068
Once the file has downloaded install the software accepting the default settings.
Once the software has installed, go to Finder, applications and Global Protect
Click the GlobalProtect icon and the window shown below displayed.
You will need to visit Security & Privacy settings to allow "Palo Alto Networks" before you try to connect
Once the application has been allowed
type the following into the GlobalProtect Window:
Portal = gp.vpn.port.ac.uk
Username = University network account user name, e.g. bloggsj
Password = University network account password
And click Apply.
A globe icon will appear in the notification area of the system tray when you are connected to the VPN
VPN connected in Notification area
When you wish to disconnect from the VPN, right click the globe icon and click Disconnect.
If after following these instructions you still cannot connect to the VPN please contact IT support.