Appendix C – Rebrand FortiClient

Appendix C – Rebrand FortiClient The FortiClient Configurator can be used to create custom FortiClient MSI installers with various combinations. The customized MSI installer generated may be used to install FortiClient on all supported platforms using Active Directory. A FortiClient setup executable file is also generated for manual distribution. Under Options, you can select to […]

Appendix B – FortiClient API

Appendix B – FortiClient API You can operate FortiClient VPNs using the COM-based FortiClient API. The API can be used with IPsec VPN only. SSL VPN is currently not supported. This chapter contains the following sections: l Overview l API reference Overview The FortiClient COM library provides functionality to: Retrieve a list of the VPN […]

Appendix A – Deployment Scenarios

Appendix A – Deployment Scenarios Basic FortiClient profile In this scenario, you want to configure a FortiClient profile by using the FortiGate GUI. When clients connect FortiClient Telemetry to FortiGate, they will receive the settings configured in the FortiClient profile. You can configure the default profile, or create a new profile. When creating a new […]

Custom FortiClient Installations

Custom FortiClient Installations The FortiClient Configurator tool is the recommended method of creating customized FortiClient installation files. You can also customize which modules are displayed in the FortiClient dashboard in the FortiClient profile. This will allow you to activate any of the modules at a later date without needing to re-install FortiClient. Any changes made […]

Diagnostic Tool

Diagnostic Tool You can access the FortiClient Diagnostic Tool from the FortiClient console. Go to Help > About. You can use the FortiClient Diagnostic tool to generate a debug report, and then provide the debug report to the FortiClient team to help with troubleshooting. For example, if you are working with customer support on a […]


Settings This section describes the available options on the File > Settings page for FortiClient in standalone mode. In managed mode, options on the Settings page are configured in the FortiClient profile by using FortiGate/EMS. Backup or restore full configuration To backup or restore the full configuration file, select File > Settings from the toolbar. […]

Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan FortiClient includes a Vulnerability Scan module to check endpoint workstations for known system vulnerabilities. The vulnerability scan results can include: List of vulnerabilities for Microsoft operating systems, third-party software, and Microsoft software detected on the endpoint device Links to more information l Links to Microsoft bulletin reports Software patches that can be installed […]


IPsec VPN and SSL VPN FortiClient supports both IPsec and SSL VPN connections to your network for remote access. Administrators can provision client VPN connections to FortiGate in profiles from EMS, and you can configure new connections in FortiClient console. Add new connections You can add new SSL VPN connections and IPsec VPN connections. Connection […]