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FortiClient VPN on MAC

Go to and login to the SSL VPN using your UNF credentials and Duo 2FA.

UNF VPN Login prompt for username and password


You will receive a notification through Duo 2FA to confirm your identity.

VPN Login indicates Duo is awaiting your response


Download and install the FortiClient.

(Note: Admin rights are required to install FortiClient on a UNF owned device. Contact the ITS HelpDesk 904-620-4357 for assistance.)

FortiClient VPN on macOS 12 (Monterey) Devices

FortiClient Uninstaller on Mac


  1. If FortiClient is currently installed, open Finder > Applications and launch the FortiClientUninstaller to remove it
  2. Browse to
  3. Click the macOS 11 and above button to download the installer
  4. Accept all defaults and install
  5. Once FortiClient has been installed, launch the application from Finder > Applications
  6. Log into the VPN


Prompt asks to Launch or Download FortiClient

 Install the FortiClient

Install FortiClient on MAC


Installing the FortiClient


FortiClient MAC Software License


FortiClient MAC Standard Install


FortiClient installation was successful


Once the FortiClient has been installed. Select Launch FortiClient


Prompt asks to Open FortiClient Security Console


Login to the VPN 

Note: If the connection progress stops at 45% You will need to check your phone for an additional Duo push notification. If you are a Duo Token or Code user, you must enter your password at the VPN login prompt as Password,Code - Example: BigSwoopingOsprey,652452

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