GlobalProtect Timeout Issues (Mac)


Why is the GlobalProtect VPN timing out on my Mac?


If the computer automatically sleeps, the connection will be lost. In the MacOS settings under Energy Saver, do the following in order to keep the computer from “sleeping” and thus turning off the VPN:

  • Select the Apple Logo at the top left, then click System Preferences.

System Preferences option in MacOS.

  • Select Battery.

Battery option in System Preferences.

  • Select Power Adapter.

Power Adapter section in Battery settings.

  • Check the box: "Prevent computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off".

Power Adapter in Battery settings screen.

  • Click on OK.

Dialog box for confirming settings.


Article ID: 253
Mon 11/22/21 12:46 PM
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