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VPN Staff Login

To install the VPN on a distict laptop you will need to put in a Technology Department work order.
To install the VPN on a home computer from off-campus:
  1. Click on the Staff Login link located at the top of this page.
  2. Enter your VISD computer username and password and click Login.
  3. This will take you to the Global Protect SSL-VPN Download page for the VISD VPN.
  4. Click on the Operating System version you are running and download the application.
  5. Follow the installation steps of the application, selecting yes to any prompts your computer may pop up with for security.
  6. Find the application “Global Protect” in your computer's start menu, and launch it.
  7. Put in your VISD username and password. In the portal type in “”, click apply.
  8. It will then log you in, click continue if you get a pop up window stating a certificate issue.
  9. Once connected you will be able to access internal websites as if at a district building, you may use any current bookmarks.
  10. When done, bring back up the program and click disconnect to get back to your normal internet connection.
  11. To gain access again, simply launch the “Global Protect” application and click connect.

VISD Technology Department will be updating the Global Protect VPN. If you currently have this software downloaded to your personal device such as a laptop or computer, you may receive a pop up prompting you to download the newest version of Global Protect VPN (version 5.0.1). If so, please proceed with the update in order to continue using this software.

If you have Global Protect VPN installed on a district laptop, and you receive the prompt, you will need to put in a work order with the Technology Department to have the software updated.

If you have any questions, please call the Technology Department at 361-788-9257.