Go to Tools > Personal Toolkit > SSLVPN Linux Client, and download the software. Older versions can be downloaded from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support web portal. To download the software: Log in to the Fortinet Customer Service & Support web portal at https://support.fortinet.com; Select on ‘Download’ tab, then ‘Firmware Images’.

Go to Tools > Personal Toolkit > SSLVPN Linux Client, and download the software. Older versions can be downloaded from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support web portal. To download the software: Log in to the Fortinet Customer Service & Support web portal at https://support.fortinet.com; Select on ‘Download’ tab, then ‘Firmware Images’. 1. Create a FortiGate VPN configuration that is accessible from iOS devices (see this wonderful article on Just Daily Notes) 2. On your linux-client, install a build enviroment: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential dh-make fakeroot devscripts $ sudo apt-get build-dep vpnc. 3. Create a working directory and download source files $ mkdir -p Install Forticlient on Linux. GitHub Gist: instantly share code, notes, and snippets. The vulnerability (CVE-2017-14184) affects FortiClient 5.6.0 and earlier on Windows and Mac, and FortiClient 4.4.2334 and earlier on Linux." "According to researchers, the FortiClient software stores VPN credentials in a local file on each computer, which is encrypted with a key to preventing easy access to the data. 2. For Linux/Ubuntu Operating Systems FortiClient remote access from Linux OS is controlled by a limited access group (LAG). Users in the Linux LAG group are only allowed remote access from Linux/Ubuntu. To get Linux LAG group membership, raise a VESS request. Once LAG group membership is complete, follow the steps below to install FortiClient. After long searches I found a version of Fortinet SSL VPN Client for Linux that works well on my Ubuntu 12.04. The previous versions I found was causing the VPN connection to terminate in less than 30 seconds. This version (4.0.2254) is released in 2012 so it is pretty recent. Download it from here (version 4.0.2254):

FortiClient for Linux FortiClient for Linux protects Linux desktops and servers against malware by leveraging real-time scanning and detecting vulnerabilities before attackers can exploit them. FortiClient also utilizes Sandbox threat intelligence to detect and block zero-day threats that have not been seen before.

Note that it's possible to connect to Fortinet and other VPNs like Cisco VPN from Linux through the inbuilt network manager by installing additional tools but this post would focus on using the standard Forticlient for accessing the resources on your work network. In short: you can’t! Official crappy FortiClient VPN package for Linux doesn’t support IPSec VPNs. But there’s an alternative package which supports IKEv1. ShrewSoft VPN client, despite not being developed since 2013, works fine. Maybe because Forticlient still uses aged protocols… 🙂 I followed this XModulo guide which is basically good except for few things […] Forticlient – SSLVPN is a VPN Client to connect to Fortigate Devices with minimal effort, packaged here for Ubuntu and Debian. Officially there is only a generic tar.gz package available. As I use Ubuntu most the time, I decided to build.deb packages for 32/64bit Ubuntu with a nice desktop icon to start :) FortiClient supports both IPsec and SSL VPN connections to your network for remote access. Administrators can use EMS to provision VPN configurations for FortiClient and endpoint users can configure new VPN connections using FortiClient.

Use the "virtual private network" (VPN) client Fortinet to access certain UB services such as UBfs and My Virtual Computing Lab from off-campus. Your own Internet connection is required. UB faculty and staff – please check with your departmental IT support to ensure the Fortinet VPN client is for you.

Go to Tools > Personal Toolkit > SSLVPN Linux Client, and download the software. Older versions can be downloaded from the Fortinet Customer Service & Support web portal. To download the software: Log in to the Fortinet Customer Service & Support web portal at https://support.fortinet.com; Select on ‘Download’ tab, then ‘Firmware Images’. 1. Create a FortiGate VPN configuration that is accessible from iOS devices (see this wonderful article on Just Daily Notes) 2. On your linux-client, install a build enviroment: $ sudo apt-get install build-essential dh-make fakeroot devscripts $ sudo apt-get build-dep vpnc. 3. Create a working directory and download source files $ mkdir -p