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  2. Download and install 'District SSL VPN Connection And Clients'
  3. Run the install.  Installation may require local admin privileges. At one point the install MAY download updates from fortinet.  THIS MAY PAUSE FOR EVEN 10MIN AT 0% you must be patient it will continue if you have an internet connection
  4. After running the install you should see a red shield on your desktop titled Forticlient.  Run this by double clicking
    FortiClient desktop icon display
  5. You will get a Forticlient Console window. Select the 'Remote Access' tab and click the blue 'Configure VPN' link in the center of the white area (see picture below)
  6. Windows Forticlient console page, configure vpn link display
  7. Provide a connection name
  8. The Remote gateway is for most individuals including Supportnet members, vendor, or other outside party. Otherwise please email or call / 9064877624 to ask what the endpoint address is for your entity
    1. Vendors and other 3rd parties require a user/pass to be added to the fortigate directly and provided to the vendor/3rd party (see step 10)
  9. Put a check in the customize port box and enter 10443
  10. Optional: Click the 'Save Login' radio button and in the Username Field type in your username.  This will be your FULL USERNAME which designates what district or entity you are employed with. eg: or .
      If you are a vendor REMC1 will supply you with your username.  Contact REMC1 Support if you are unsure of your full username at 9064877624
    Windows Forticlient edit vpn connection page display
  11. Click 'Apply'