The SSL VPN Client The remote client connects to the SSL VPN tunnel in various ways, depending on the VPN configuration. Web mode requires nothing more than a web browser.For detailed information about supported browsers, see Web-only mode on page 2243. Tunnel mode establishes a connection to the remote protected network that any application can […]
Basic configuration Configuring SSL VPN involves a number of configurations within FortiOS that you need to complete to make it all come together. This chapter describes the components required, and how and where to configure them to set up the FortiGate unit as an SSL VPN server. The configurations and steps are high level, to […]
Introduction to SSL VPN As organizations have grown and become more complex, secure remote access to network resources has become critical for day-to-day operations. In addition, businesses are expected to provide clients with efficient, convenient services including knowledge bases and customer portals. Employees traveling across the country or around the world require timely and comprehensive […]
What‘s new in FortiOS 5.4 Significant SSL VPN web portal improvements (287328, 292726, 299319) Significant updates and improvements have been made to the SSL VPN web portal in preparation for future browser updates, and in order to support all browsers: SSL VPN web portal redesigned. SSL VPN tunnel mode widget no longer works in […]
Chapter 23 – SSL VPN The following chapters are included in this document: Introduction to SSL VPN provides useful general information about VPN and SSL, how the FortiGate unit implements them, and gives guidance on how to choose between SSL and IPsec. Basic configuration explains how to configure the FortiGate unit and the web portal. […]
FortiWeb To be able to offload HTTP inspection to a FortiWeb device you should: 1. Go to System > External Security Devices, enable HTTP Service, select FortiWeb and add the IP address of your FortiCache device. 2. Go to Policy & Objects > IPv4 Policy, add or edit a firewall policy and select Web Application […]
Adding External Security Devices External Security Devices can be configured as means to offload processes to other devices, such as a FortiWeb, FortiCache, or FortiMail. Example processes could include HTTP inspection, web caching, and anti-spam. To configure such a device, go to System > External Security Devices.
Other Security Profiles considerations The following topics are included in this section: Security Profiles and Virtual domains (VDOMs) Conserve mode SSL content scanning and inspection Using wildcards and Perl regular expressions Adding External Security Devices CPU allocation and tuning commands to survive reboot Security Profiles and Virtual domains (VDOMs) If you enable virtual domains […]