Installation requirements

Installation requirements

The following table lists operating system support and the minimum system requirements.

Operating System Support Minimum System Requirements
l Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) l Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit) l Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit and 64-bit) l Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit) l  Microsoft Internet Explorer version 8 or later l Microsoft Windows compatible computer with Intel

processor or equivalent

l  Compatible operating system and minimum

512MB RAM

l  600MB free hard disk space l Native Microsoft TCP/IP communication protocol l Native Microsoft PPP dialer for dial-up connections l Ethernet NIC for network connections l Wireless adapter for wireless network connections l Adobe Acrobat Reader for documentation l MSI installer 3.0 or later.

l Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 l Microsoft Windows Server 2012 l Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 l  Microsoft Internet Explorer version 8 or later l Microsoft Windows compatible computer with Intel

processor or equivalent

l  Compatible operating system and minimum

512MB RAM

l  600MB free hard disk space l Native Microsoft TCP/IP communication protocol l Native Microsoft PPP dialer for dial-up connections l Ethernet NIC for network connections l Wireless adapter for wireless network connections l Adobe Acrobat Reader for documentation l MSI installer 3.0 or later.

Firmware images and tools

Operating System Support Minimum System Requirements
l Mac OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion l Mac OS X v10.9 Mavericks l Mac OS X v10.10 Yosemite l Mac OS X v10.11 El Capitan l Apple Mac computer with an Intel processor l 256MB of RAM l 20MB of hard disk drive (HDD) space l TCP/IP communication protocol l Ethernet NIC for network connections l Wireless adapter for wireless network connections

Windows XP (32-bit) is supported when FortiClient software updates are disabled. You can disable FortiClient software updates by using EMS or FortiClient XML. Signature updates remain supported when FortiClient software updates are disabled.

Firmware images and tools

Microsoft Windows

The following files are available in the firmware image file folder:

  • 4.xx.xxxx.exe

Standard installer for Microsoft Windows (32-bit).

  • 4.xx.xxxx.zip
    • zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms for Microsoft Windows (32-bit). Some properties of the MSI package can be customized with FortiClient Configurator tool.
  • 4.xx.xxxx_x64.exe

Standard installer for Microsoft Windows (64-bit).

  • 4.xx.xxxx_x64.zip
    • zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms for Microsoft Windows (64-bit). Some properties of the MSI package can be customized with FortiClient Configurator tool.
  • 4.xx.xxxx.zip
    • zip package containing miscellaneous tools including the FortiClient Configurator tool and VPN Automation files:

The following tools and files are available in the FortiClientTools_5.4.xx.xxxx.zip file:

  • FortiClientConfigurator

An installer repackaging tool that is used to create customized installation packages.

  • FortiClientVirusCleaner A virus cleaner.
  • OnlineInstaller

This file downloads and installs the latest FortiClient file from the public FDS.

  • SSLVPNcmdline

Firmware images and tools

Command line SSL VPN client.

  • SupportUtils

Includes diagnostic, uninstallation, and reinstallation tools. l VPNAutomation

  • VPN automation tool.

When creating a custom FortiClient 5.4 installer by using the FortiClient Configurator tool, you can choose which features to install. You can also select to enable or disable software updates, configure SSO, and rebrand FortiClient.

Mac OS X

The following files are available in the firmware image file folder:

  • 4.x.xxx_macosx.dmg Standard installer or Mac OS X.
  • 4.x.xxx_macosx.tar

FortiClient includes various utility tools and files to help with installations.

The following tools and files are available in the FortiClientTools .tar file:

  • OnlineInstaller

This file downloads and installs the latest FortiClient file from the public FDS.

  • FortiClientConfigurator

An installer repackaging tool that is used to create customized installation packages.

  • RebrandingResources

Rebranding resources used by the FortiClient Configurator tool.

When creating a custom FortiClient 5.4.1 installer by using the FortiClient Repackager tool, you can choose to install Everything, VPN Only, or SSO only. You can also select to enable or disable software updates and rebrand

FortiClient.

FortiClient 5.4 cannot use FortiClient version 5.0 licenses. To use FortiClient Configurator, you need to use the FortiClient version 5.4 license file.

 


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