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.
This article explains how to activate the 'Save Password', 'Auto Connect' and 'Always Up' options in FortiClient.
The 'Save Password', 'Auto Connect' and 'Always Up' options in FortiClinet depend upon the VPN (IPsec) or SSL VPN configuration of the FortiGate device. These can be enable from the CLI as shown below. For SSL VPN:
config vpn ssl web portal edit [portal_name_str] set auto-connect enable set save-password enable set keep-alive enable end
config vpn ipsec phase1-interface edit [vpn name] set save-password enable set client-auto-negotiate enable set client-keep-alive enable end end
Note : *. vpn auto-connect/always-up features are not supported in the FortiClient 6.2.X onwards for free version.
The following features are not supported in the FortiClient 6.2.X - 7.0.2 v free versions:
VPN before logon.
Host check features.
No feedback option & no diagnostic tool under help/info page.
IKEv2 is not supported on FortiClient 6.2.x free version.
The Fortinet Security Fabric brings together the concepts of convergence and consolidation to provide comprehensive cybersecurity protection for all users, devices, and applications and across all network edges.