Thursday, August 8, 2013

Fortinet Forticlient VPN on Windows 8 - how to make it work.

My work laptop recently received the Windows 8 treatment and all I can say is - wow - what was the point of that?

If you use the Fortinet VPN client, you'll instantly start raging because it doesn't work.

Here's the hot tip - to make it work, you have to manually enter the default port number (if that's what you use) of 10443 in the connection settings box.

It's already there and greyed out but apparently there was a glitch in the Matrix and this somehow became broken on Win 8...