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Installing FortiClient on macOS 12 and below


The recommended VPN client for Mac computers. Download FortiClient 7.0 VPN-Only' using the following link

Once the dmg file has downloaded, double click on it to open and then double click on the held within. The download will begin and may take several minutes.

If prompted permit the FortiTray System Extension by clicking 'allow'. You may need to click the lock symbol in the top bottom left-hand corner of the System Preferences window.

image permit FortiTray system extension

Image showing FortiClient System Preferences prompt

Mac OS 12 Monterey FortiClient7 setup 10.59.53.png

If prompted, allow FortiTray to add VPN configurations.

Image showing FortiTray permit VPN connections

FortiClient should now install and a FortiClient icon should be visible at the top-right of the screen.  Click the icon and 'Open FortiClient Console'.


Image showing FortiClient menubar icon options


Accept the licence agreement and then choose the 'Configure VPN' option.
On the next page ensure that 'SSL-VPN' is selected, enter a Connection Name of your choosing then enter

into the Remote Gateway field.

Click 'save'.


Image showing configured Mac FortClient settings