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A guide to configuring FortiClient for FMRIB access on Rocky 9 computers


Download the FortiClient VPN RPM package from - this will normally be downloaded to the Downloads folder in your user's home folder. In the file browser navigate to this folder and double click on the forticlient_vpn_X.XX.XXXX_x86_64.rpm file and click Install in the software install window.

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Launch FortiClient using the shield icon in the top bar and then click 'Configure VPN'.

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Ensure that SSL-VPN is selected, enter a connection name (e.g. FMRIB VPN) and then in the Remote Gateway box enter

into the Remote Gateway field.

Click 'save'.

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