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VPN Setup

Instructions on how to download FortClient and setup access to UA's VPN on different operating systems.

Chrome OS

Download

Open Google Play Store and search 'FortiClient VPN'.

FortiClient Google Play Store Screenshot

Install and Open the app. Click 'OK' acknowledging that this is the free version of FortiClient.

Pop-up acknowledging free version of FortiClient

Click 'OK' to grant FortiClient VPN access to storage.Pop-up to Grant Permission to Access Storage

Select 'Allow' or 'Deny' on granting access to photos and media. There is no reason why FortiClient VPN needs access to media.

Allow or Deny FortiClient access to media

Setup

  • Enter UA VPN for the name
  • Select the 'SSL VPN' for VPN type
  • Select 'Create'Initial settings for VPN setup

In the settings:

  • Select the 'Servers' option
  • Input vpn.uakron.edu
  • Click 'OK' twiceAdd server to VPN
  • Click the back arrow on the top left of the page
  • Select 'Connect'
  • Enter your UANET login credentialsChrome OS VPN Login

And you should be connected to the VPN.

Successful FortiClient VPN Connection