FortiClient proactively defends against advanced attacks. Its tight integration with the Security Fabric enables policy-based automation to contain threats and control outbreaks. FortiClient is compatible with Fabric-Ready partners to further strengthen enterprises’ security posture.
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This article describes FortiGate firewall has a 5.0 license and is upgraded to 5.2.X version of FortiOS.




  FortiOS 5.0.x FortiOS 5.2.X
5.0 FortiClient License Supports all functions available on Endpoint Profile
Licensed for 5.0 Repackager/Configurator
Supports all 5.0 Endpoint Profile Features
Not licensed for 5.2 Repackager/Configurator
No support for On-net/Off-net Feature
Limited logging options on GUI but this can be configured through the CLI
Limited Support for FortiAnalyzer logging and Reporting
FortiClient status does not display an expiry date
5.2 FortiClient License Not supported Supports all 5.0 Endpoint Profile Features
- Ability to use On-net / Off-net feature
- Licensed for 5.2 Repackager/Configurator

FortiAnalyzer support for logging : 
- Allows clients log insertion into SQL DB
- Reporting based on client logs
- FortiClient status displays and expiry date on the Licensing widget.