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rrosa
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FortiClient (PPP) Static IP? FortiGate 100D

Hello gentlemen,

 

We have some special users that log in remotely using FortiClient to the network in the site.

 

We would like a method to assign those users a static IP here.

 

I'm a complete novice in terms of Networking, but this seems like a tougher configuration that even other ITs have not been able to do. Most guides I find about static IP, assign the IP via MAC Address, but in this case, since it is a point to point protocol, we don't really have a MAC Address. I'm looking for some alternative that will allow us to assign an IP either via the user or some other method.

 

Best regards!

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ede_pfau
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Hi,

and welcome to the forums.

 

There are at least 2 methods which come to my mind:

1- DHCP over IPsec, with reserved addresses (via MAC)

2- static IP defined in FC

 

After establishing a tunnel the FC can communicate the MAC address and request an IP via DHCP. I haven't tested this in practice yet but I'd expect the DHCP server to offer a 'reserved address' section just like with regular DHCP.

 

HTH.

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