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This article describes a limitation on SSL VPN MAC address checks before and after FortiClient 6.2.




FortiClient 6.2 and other versions.



Free FortiClient before version 6.2.


SSLVPN MAC address check is available before version 6.2, but it is not applied to mobile units such as the iPhone with iOS platform or android OS.

Free FortiClient after version 6.2 until FortiClient 7.0.2 version

SSLVPN MAC address check is not available anymore, if enabled in SSLVPN setting, the authentication will be failed all the time.

In the free FortiClient version 7.0.3 onward, the MAC address host check feature is available. See Technical Tip: MAC Address check on SSL VPN connections.