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Administration Guide

FortiClient (macOS) processes

FortiClient (macOS) uses the following processes:

  • The process for FortiClient main GUI is located at /Application/FortiClient.app/Contents/MacOS/FortiClient
  • The process for FortiTray controller is located at /Application/FortiClient.app/Contents/Resources/runtime.helper/FortiClientAgent.app/MacOS/FortiClientAgent
  • The process for FortiClient upgrade GUI is located at /Application/FortiClient.app/Contents/Resources/runtime.helper/FortiClientUpdate.app/Contents/MacOS/FortiClientUpdate

The following table identifies the processes in the following location used by FortiClient (macOS):

/Library/Application Support/Fortinet/FortiClient/bin:

Name

Purpose

fctservctl

FortiClient Service Controller

epctrl

FortiClient endpoint control daemon

ftgdagent

Web Filter

fmon

AV scan main program

scanunit

AV scan scanner

vulscan

Vulnerability Scan

fctappfw

Firewall Service

fssoavgent_launchagent

FortiClient single sign on agent

fssoavgent_launchdaemon

FortiClient single sign on daemon

fctctld

VPN controller

sslvpnd

SSL VPN Daemon

racoon

IPsec VPN Service

racoonctl

IPsec VPN Controller

fctupdate

FortiClient update tool

fctupgrade

FortiClient upgrade tool

fcconfig

FortiClient Configurator tool

FortiClient (macOS) processes

FortiClient (macOS) uses the following processes:

  • The process for FortiClient main GUI is located at /Application/FortiClient.app/Contents/MacOS/FortiClient
  • The process for FortiTray controller is located at /Application/FortiClient.app/Contents/Resources/runtime.helper/FortiClientAgent.app/MacOS/FortiClientAgent
  • The process for FortiClient upgrade GUI is located at /Application/FortiClient.app/Contents/Resources/runtime.helper/FortiClientUpdate.app/Contents/MacOS/FortiClientUpdate

The following table identifies the processes in the following location used by FortiClient (macOS):

/Library/Application Support/Fortinet/FortiClient/bin:

Name

Purpose

fctservctl

FortiClient Service Controller

epctrl

FortiClient endpoint control daemon

ftgdagent

Web Filter

fmon

AV scan main program

scanunit

AV scan scanner

vulscan

Vulnerability Scan

fctappfw

Firewall Service

fssoavgent_launchagent

FortiClient single sign on agent

fssoavgent_launchdaemon

FortiClient single sign on daemon

fctctld

VPN controller

sslvpnd

SSL VPN Daemon

racoon

IPsec VPN Service

racoonctl

IPsec VPN Controller

fctupdate

FortiClient update tool

fctupgrade

FortiClient upgrade tool

fcconfig

FortiClient Configurator tool