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VPN FortiClient (EN)

NOTE

Due to a security vulnerability, the VPN FortiClient must be updated to the current version.

For further help and questions, please contact DW: 2107

General #

FortiClient serves as an alternative to the Cisco AnyConnect VPN, but is not compatible with older versions of MacOS.

If you are using an older version of MacOS on your device, please follow these instructions to install a compatible VPN program: CISCO AnyConnect

Download #

The installation file can be downloaded from the following link:

https://ssl-vpn.uni-ak.ac.at:10443

A login window will appear, enter your personal number or matriculation number and the associated password and click on “Login”.

Afterwards click on “Download FortiClient” and select your operating system.

Installation on Windows #

Click on “Save File”

Start the installation file with a double click, this is usually located in the “Downloads” folder

Configuration #

After installation, click the arrow in the lower right corner of the taskbar and click the green FortiClient icon and then click “Open FortiClient Console

Click on “I Accept

Login #

Login takes place via the same symbol with the personal or matriculation number and the associated password.

Installation on MAC #

Click on “Datei speichern” or “Save File

This file appears in the Downloads folder. Please install

Configuration #

After the installation, click on the FortiClient symbol in the upper right corner of the bar and click on “Open FortiClient”.

Login #

Login takes place via the same symbol with the personal or matriculation number and the associated password.

Installation on Android #

Search for FortiClient VPN in the Playstore and download it.

Then open the app and add a new VPN with the Name “UNI-AK”.

Configuration #

Type in all the information you see in the screenshot

Login #

Go to the main page and click on connect and type in your password

Installation on iOS #

Search for FortiClient VPN in the App Store and download it.

When you open it for the first time, click Allow and then enter the iPhone password.

Then click “Add Configuration”and enter the Information like in next screenshot.

Configuration #

Fill in the information and click “Save”, then go back to the home page.

Login #

Click on the white circle at VPN, enter your P/S – number and password and then the connection to the university network should be established.