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EMS Administration Guide

Viewing installers in Software Management

After you add FortiClient installers to FortiClient EMS, you can view them in Software Management.

To view FortiClient installers:
  1. Go to Administration > Software Management.

    The Software Management pane displays available installers.

    Available Installers

    Lists the following information about each installer:

    • Operating system (Windows or OS X)
    • Version of FortiClient software
    • Whether Auto Update is enabled or disabled
    • Name of the FortiClient installer
    • Location of the FortiClient installer FortiClient EMS. Endpoint users can access this location to download and install FortiClient on endpoints.

    View Details

    Lists the following information about the selected installer:

    • Name of the FortiClient installer
    • Operating system (Windows and/or OS X)
    • Version of FortiClient software
    • Enabled features
    • Managed by FortiGate or FortiClient EMS
    • Telemetry connection IP address
    • Auto update enabled/disabled
    • Desktop shortcut enabled/disabled
    • Start menu shortcut enabled/disabled
    • Notes included when creating the installer

    Turn on/off Auto Update

    Click to enable or disable auto update. When auto update is enabled, FortiClient EMS automatically keeps the installer updated to the latest patch.

    Delete

    Click to delete the FortiClient installer.

    Add

    Click to add a FortiClient installer.

    Refresh

    Click to refresh the FortiClient installer list.

Viewing installers in Software Management

After you add FortiClient installers to FortiClient EMS, you can view them in Software Management.

To view FortiClient installers:
  1. Go to Administration > Software Management.

    The Software Management pane displays available installers.

    Available Installers

    Lists the following information about each installer:

    • Operating system (Windows or OS X)
    • Version of FortiClient software
    • Whether Auto Update is enabled or disabled
    • Name of the FortiClient installer
    • Location of the FortiClient installer FortiClient EMS. Endpoint users can access this location to download and install FortiClient on endpoints.

    View Details

    Lists the following information about the selected installer:

    • Name of the FortiClient installer
    • Operating system (Windows and/or OS X)
    • Version of FortiClient software
    • Enabled features
    • Managed by FortiGate or FortiClient EMS
    • Telemetry connection IP address
    • Auto update enabled/disabled
    • Desktop shortcut enabled/disabled
    • Start menu shortcut enabled/disabled
    • Notes included when creating the installer

    Turn on/off Auto Update

    Click to enable or disable auto update. When auto update is enabled, FortiClient EMS automatically keeps the installer updated to the latest patch.

    Delete

    Click to delete the FortiClient installer.

    Add

    Click to add a FortiClient installer.

    Refresh

    Click to refresh the FortiClient installer list.