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FortiClient can be deployed using Group Policy Objects (GPO) with Active Directory.
This is documented in the Release Notes of FortiClient versions 3.0 to 4.0 MR1 under section "2.4 Remote/Silent Installations" for FortiClient's running version 1.2 and above.
The procedure is documented in the FortiClient Administration Guide version 4.0 and above in the section Installation>Installing FortiClient using Active Directory Server.
To deploy FortiClient using Active Directory Server:
1  Put the FortiClient MSI installation file into a shared folder.

2  Open the Group Policy Object Editor.

3  Select Computer Configuration.

4  Select Software Settings.

5  Right-click Software Installation, select New, and then select Package.

6  Select the FortiClient MSI installation file and select Open.

7  In Deploy Software, select Assigned.


FortiClient version 1.2 and above.