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Fortigate guide for Begineer - 8

I'd like to show how to create and setup SSL VPN in Fortigate now.
Below picture is the Configuration Setting that I'd like to use for SSL VPN.

Before you begin, you need to make sure SSL VPN is
enabled using the CLI command:

config vpn ssl settings
set sslvpn-enable enable

Create a firewall address for the email server.
1) To add the email server address, go to Firewall Objects > Address > Address, select
Create New and enter the email server address:

Address Name
Email Server
Subnet / IP Range
Subnet / IP Range

2) Select OK.
Create the SSL VPN portal and a bookmark for the email server that the user connects to after logging in.
1) Go to VPN > SSL > Config and for IP Pools select Edit and add Test VPN to the Selected table.
2) Go to VPN > SSL > Portal and select Create New to create the portal:

Portal Message
Internal Company Sites

3) Select OK to close the Edit Settings window.
4) On the default web portal delete the Bookmarks widget by selecting its Remove icon.
5) On the Add Widget on the right of the default portal select Bookmarks.
6) In the new Bookmarks widget select the Edit icon (looks like a pencil).
7) Optionally edit the Name and make sure Applications is set to HTTP/HTTPS.
8) Select OK in the Bookmarks widget.
9) In the Bookmarks widget select Add and create a bookmark to link the email server web page:

Corporate email system

10) Select OK at the bottom of the Bookmarks widget.
11) Select Apply at the top of web portal page to save the web portal configuration.

Create the SSL VPN user and add the user to a user group configured for SSL VPN use.
1) Go to User > User > User and select Create New to add the user:

User Name
Test VPN

2) Go to User > User Group > User Group and select Create New to add Test VPN to the SSL VPN user group:.

Allow SSL-VPN Access
Internal Company Sites

3 Move Test VPN to the Members list.
4 Select OK.

Create an SSL VPN security policy with SSL VPN user authentication.
1) Go to Policy > Policy > Policy and select Create New to add the SSL VPN security policy:

Source Interface/Zone
Source Address
Destination Interface/Zone
Destination Address

2) Select Configure SSL-VPN Users and select Add to add an authentication rule for remote SSL VPN users:

Selected User Groups
Selected Services
Destination Interface/Zone

3) Select OK.

SSL VPN Connection, User Account creation, configuration and setup done.
But take note the above steps are may be vary depends on Fortigate Unit Mode.

May you be all happy.
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