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.
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This article gives a status of which VPN types are supported between a FortiGate and an iPhone.
  • IPSec : connection from an iPhone using Cisco IPSec VPN client (Unity client) is supported since FortiOS v4.0 MR1P1.
  • PPtP  : connection from an iPhone to a FortiGate is supported with PPtP.
  • SSL VPN Tunnel mode : not supported.
  • SSL VPN Web Mode : Apple Safari 1.3 (or later) is supported.

See also the related article at the end of this page :

  • "The FortiGate unit cannot push DNS/WINS server information to PPTP Clients"  and
  • "Technical Note : FortiGate - iPhone IPSec VPN setup guide (Japanese and English version)"

The setup guides attached to the following article provide configuration example for FortiGate to iPhone IPSec VPN.

Technical Note : FortiGate - iPhone IPSec VPN setup guide (Japanese and English version)

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Technical Note : FortiGate-to-iPhone IPSec VPN configuration guide (Japanese and English version)