Accessing IT4Innovations Internal Resources via VPN¶
To access IT4Innovations' resources and licenses, it is necessary to connect to its local network via VPN. IT4Innovations uses the FortiClient VPN software. For the list of supported operating systems, see the FortiClient Administration Guide.
VPN Client Download¶
- Windows: Download the FortiClient app from the official page or the Windows Store.
- Mac: Download the FortiClient VPN app from the Apple Store.
- Linux: Download the FortiClient or OpenFortiVPN app.
Working With Windows/Mac VPN Client¶
Before the first login, you must configure the VPN. In the New VPN Connection section, provide the name of your VPN connection and the following settings:
Optionally, you can describe the VPN connection and select Save Login under Authentication.
Save the settings, enter your login credentials and click Connect.
Make sure your username and password are correct. If you enter invalid credentials, FortiClient VPN returns a general warning (-14).
Connection will work with following settings:
Linux VPN clients need to run under root. OpenFortiGUI uses sudo by default, be sure, that your user is allowed to use sudo.