How to Install FortiClient VPN on PC or MAC and Connect/Disconnect TCCVPN

Note: The following instructions are meant for either Windows and MAC TCC provided computers/laptops/tablets. TCC is now using a supported Fortinet Client that requires one of TCC's ForiClientEMS licenses

1. Open an Internet browser window and visit https://vpn.tcc.fl.edu:10443/

2. On the Please Login menu:
   a. Type your TCC Username (the first part of your TCC email address) in the Name field.
   b. Type in your TCC Password in the Password field.
   c. Click Login.

You will now be required to authenticate using the same procedure used to sign in to Workday


3. On the TCC-VPN Portal menu:
   a. Click the drop-down menu labeled Download FortiClient.


4. On the Download FortiClient drop-down menu:
   a. Select the operating system of your computer/device.


5. Depending on your OS, you will need to do the following:

Windows Users:

On the FortiClientVPNSetup_x64.exe Installer, Click Save File:

Locate the saved file at the top of the browser. Then click on the executable:

MAC Users:

Navigate to your Downloads folder and double-click on the FortiCleintVPNSetup Install Package:

When FortiClient VPN For Mac OS X page opens, click Install:

 

Note: When the installation is initiated the FortiClient Installer dialog box below will open. Installation may take up to five minutes to complete.


6. On the Welcome to the FortiClient Setup Wizard menu:
   a. After you have read the license agreement, check the box next to “Yes, I have read and accept the..."
   b. Click Next.


7. On the Destination Folder menu:
   a. Keep the install destination set to the default setting.
   b. Click Next.


8. On the Ready to install FortiClient menu:
   a. Click Install.


9. On the Completed the FortiClient Setup Wizard menu:
   a. Click Finish.


10. A security scan will begin on your computer. While the scan runs in the background:
    a. Click the Show hidden icons arrow.
    b. Click the FortiClient icon.
    c. Select Open FortiClient Console.


11. On the FortiClient VPN menu:
    a.  Click Configure VPN


12. On the New VPN Connection menu:

Note:  Installations on the network should automatically connect to FortiClient and get a configuration file. If this doesn't occur, then steps a-e are necessary. Initial connection to firewall VPN should address connection to FortiClient regarding both License and configuration file.

    a. In the Connection Name field type TCCVPN
    b. In the Remote Gateway field type in vpn.tcc.fl.edu
    c. Select Customize port box, then enter 10443
    d. For Authentication, select Prompt on login option
    e. Click Save

 


13. On the FortiClient Console menu (if it is not already open, it is available in the Windows taskbar):
    a. Your connection name will be displayed (TCCVPN).
    b. Type your TCC Username (the first part of your TCC email address) in the Username field.
    c. Type your TCC Password in the Password field.
    d. Click Connect.


14. Authenticate using Multi-Factor Authentication(the procedure used to sign in to Workday)


15. To disconnect TCCVPN:
    a. Click the Show hidden icons arrow.
    b. Click the FortiClient icon.
    c. Select Disconnect "TCCVPN".


 

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Article ID: 56122
Created
Tue 6/19/18 11:03 AM
Modified
Mon 9/12/22 1:16 PM