Fortigate: How to configure SSL VPN Client to site on Fortigate


This article explains how to configure SSL VPN Client to site, so that external devices can access the local network through a secure SSL connection

How to configure

  • Log in to Fortigate by Admin account
  • Create ssl user
  • User & Device User Definition -> Click Create New
  • Enter name and password for user -> Click Next to continue
  • Enter email of user -> Click Next to continue
  • Choose Enabled and click Submit
  • Create a ssl user group to manage ssl vpn users
  • Create SSL VPN portal for remote users
  • VPN -> SSL VPN Portals -> edit portal full-access
  • Configure SSL VPN Tunnel
  • VPN -> SSL VPN Setting
  • To avoid conflicts, switch Listen on Port to 10443
  • In Restrict Access: Select Allow access from any host
  • In the Authentication/Portal Mapping section: Add SSL VPN user group and map it to the full-access portal
  • Create policy for remote user can access to internal network and Internet

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