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FortiClient VPN - Android SSL Configuration

Guide to install and configure FortiClient VPN on an Android device

FortiClient VPN - Android SSL Configuration

The following guide will lead you through installing and configuring the FortiClient VPN on your Android device.

  • Open the Play store on your Android Device
  • Search for FortiClient VPN
  • Tap Install
  • Once the installation is complete tap Open
  • On the Welcome message, tap OK
  • On the FortiClient VPN permissions screen, tap OK
  • On the FortiClient VPN permissions screen, tap Allow
  • Enter  the name of the connection "VPN@Ed - SSL"
  • Tick the "SSL VPN" option and tap Create
  • Enter the SSL VPN Details:
    • Server: remote.net.ed.ac.uk
    • Port: 8443

Leave all other details as defaults

Note: There is no save button, the details are saved automatically

  • Tap on the Menu (3 horizontal lines in the top right corner)
  • Tap VPN
  • Tap on the "VPN@Ed - SSL" vpn tunnel option
  • Tap Connect
  • Enter your username (uun) and VPN password (seperate from normal password), tap on Login
  • On the Connection Request screen tap OK

You should now be connected to the University network

 

Troubleshooting

If you are having problems connecting once you have setup your new VPN connection then check the troubleshooting and common issues page for some suggestions.

 

This guide was developed using Android One V10 but the steps should be the same for other version.