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FortiGate SSL VPN v5.4

FortiGate SSL VPN v5.4

This will review setting up remote users to access your network using a SSL VPN connection, either by tunnel mode (FortiClient) or with a web browser. For this example we’re using tunnel mode instead of split tunnel.  This means all traffic (including Internet traffic) will go through the firewall, allowing the client to be protected by the firewalls security features. This example will authenticate with local user accounts. Step 1:  Create a local user On your FortiGate go to User…

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FortiGate VPN – SSL Certificate Installation

FortiGate VPN – SSL Certificate Installation

Why should you get a certificate for SSL-VPN? When you setup your FortiGate to let users connect into your network via SSL-VPN you will notice they receive a certificate warning.  This is because the certificate being used is the self signed certificate that’s on the firewall.  This certificate isn’t “trusted” by clients trying to connect in so they warn you on connection attempts. You can eliminate this problem and potential support call by purchasing a SSL certificate from a reputable…

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