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Installing and setting up FortiClient on Orchard managed hosts


The FortiClient software can be installed from the Self Service application (green/blue/red/orange rotated square icon). You will find it in the 'All' section, click the 'Install' button to begin installation.

Orchard Self-Service application window

Once installed you will be asked to approve the addition of a VPN configuration - click Allow.

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FortiClient is now installed and can be configured.


Launch the FortiClient application, tick the box to agree to the terms of use and click 'I accept'.

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Now click on the 'Configure VPN' text.

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On the next page, select 'SSL-VPN', enter a name in the 'Connection Name' box (e.g. 'FMRIB') and enter

in the Remote Gateway box.

Leave the 'Customise port' and 'Enable Single Sign On (SSO) for VPN Tunnel' turned off, 'Client Certificate' set to 'None' and 'Authentication' set to 'Prompt on login.

Now click 'Save'

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