How to VPN to office network on Mac

Documented By: Roger

Updated On: 13 February 2020

How to install the FortiClient VPN software

Open the Internet Browser and go to this website https://www.forticlient.com/downloads

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click the “Download for Windows” button to download the FortiClient VPN software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Double-click the FortiClientOnlineInstaller.dmg to open the FortiClient Online Installer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After you’ve opened the FortiClient Online Installer, you may close the Internet Browser

Double-click the FortiClientUpdate installer to start the installation

Security Warning when opening applications downloaded from the Internet. Click Open

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In FortiClient installation, main page, click Continue

Click Continue to accept the Software License Agreement

Click Agree to continue the installation

Lastly, click Install

 

Enter your Mac admin password to allow and proceed the installation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The FortiClient installation was completed successfully

 

How to setup the VPN profile in FortiClient software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Look for the FortiClient application in the Mac Application folder

Double-click the FortiClient icon to open the program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When in the FortiClient, click Remote Access 

Select “Add a new connection”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Example

Connection Name: My Company’s VPN

Description: *Blank*

Remote Gateway: My Office IP Address 

Customize Port: 10443

Client Certificate: None

Authentication – Check “Save login”

Username: Your username for VPN connection

 

Click “Save”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enter the VPN login password and then click Connect

 If there is a Server Certificate warning, click Continue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After you have connected to the office VPN successfully if it appears like this.