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FortiGate Next Generation Firewall utilizes purpose-built security processors and threat intelligence security services from FortiGuard labs to deliver top-rated protection and high performance, including encrypted traffic.
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Description

FortiClient SSL VPN connection drops at 40% on hosts with Windows 7 with the following error message:

Unable to establish the VPN connection. The VPN server may be unreachable. (-5)


Scope

FortiClient version 5.4.0 and up may presents connectivity issues when installed on Windows 7 hosts.


Solution

Make sure that protocols TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 are enabled on the host OS. Go to:

Control Panel > Internet Options > Advanced > Security

And check:

Use TLS 1.1
Use TLS 1.2


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