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Forticlient 6.4 (SSLVPN) not working on MacOS Big Sur with Apple Silicon M1 (ARM)



There's another post reporting problems with Forticlient 6.4 and Big Sur with possible solutions for IPSec connections, but not specifically for Apple Silicon M1 processors and SSLVPN connections:


I'm having problems with this machine:


I've tried both Forticlient and Forticlient VPN 6.4. According to the documentation, I have to grant permissions to some binaries (which I already did):


When I try to connect to a SSLVPN, I get this error:

I'm attaching the DEBUG logs for this error:


Is there any solution for this? Any possible release date for the new Forticlient version?

If you need more information please let me know by PM.



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I'm not sure what was the problem. I installed this version: FortiClientMiniSetup-Mac-Enterprise-6.0.10.dmg


Now is working fine.


Hi JDgarcia1381, I have the same problem with my new macbook air M1 silicon. I installed forticlient vpn  and also Rosetta 2. Still does not work. Same error. Where can I find a download link  for FortiClientMiniSetup-Mac-Enterprise-6.0.10.dmg ? kind regards,



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