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FortiClient VPN Installation (Windows)

Windows Installation

Download FortiClient Installer

1. Go to Fortinet Website

https://www.fortinet.com/support/product-downloads

2. Navigate to the Product Downloads

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3. Scroll down to the FortiClient VPN section

4. Select the download for Windows

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Run the Installer

1. Run the FortiClient VPN installer

2. Accept the Terms and Conditions

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3. Keep the default options and Select Next

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4. Select Install

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Launching FortiClient for the first time

1. Open the FortiClient VPN application

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2. Accept the software agreement

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3. Select Configure VPN to setup the VPN connection

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4A. Set VPN to SSL-VPN

4B. Create a Connection Name for the VPN

4C. Set Remote Gateway to remote.princetonisd.net

4D. Check the box for Customize Port

*** You must check this box or it will not save the port number in step 4E ***

4E. Set the Port to 10443

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4F. Save the VPN settings

5. Select your VPN name

6. Enter the login for your work computer

*** Your Username MUST be all lowercase ***

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7. Select Connect

8. You are now connected through the VPN

*** You should only need steps 6 and 7 on future logins

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Disconnect from VPN

1. Open the FortiClient VPN application

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2. Select the Disconnect button

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