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FortiClient VPN Instructions

Instructions for Windows

Revised: January 12, 2022

  1. Download the FortiClient VPN software.
  2. Install the FortiClient software. It may require a reboot at the end of the installation.
  3. After installation run the FortiClient software from the Start menu.
  4. Click on Configure VPN
    screenshot of Forticlient console with arrow "Configure VPN" pointed out
  5. Enter the following settings:
      • VPN: SSL-VPN
      • Connection Name: KCTCS
      • Description: KCTCS
      • Remote Gateway:
      • Check "Customize Port" and enter 10443
      • Check "Enable Single Sign On (SSO) for VPN Tunnel"
    screenshot of setting up a new VPN connection in FortiClient
  6. Click "Save".
  7. Make sure the KCTCS VPN is selected and click on the "SAML Login" button in FortiClient.screenshot of FortiClient login page
  8. You will be prompted to log in with your KCTCS e-mail address and password.
  9. Once the FortiClient VPN connects, it will minimize itself to the system tray.screenshot of forticlient icon on the system tray
  10. When you are done using the VPN, click on the FortiClient VPN icon in the system tray to restore the window and/or disconnect.screenshot of menu after clicking forticlient icon on system tray