Setup University of Calgary VPN

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Last edited on 31 August 2023, at 21:20.

The University of Calgary uses FortiNet VPN.

Setup instructions[edit | edit source]

Download the software[edit | edit source]

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Configuration[edit | edit source]

The following instructions will set up the VPN for use with the General VPN and Admin VPN. The instructions should work on Windows, MacOS, and Linux.

  1. Open FortiClient. When it is first started without any VPN connections, you should see a 'Configure VPN' link/button. Click on it.
  2. Next to 'VPN', click on 'XML'
  3. Right click on and save it (name it vpn.conf)
  4. Click on 'Import XML Configuration' and select the XML file from the previous step
  5. Click on 'Import' without specifying a password.