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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

FortiClient 6.0.0

The following is a list of new features in FortiClient version 6.0.0.

EMS quarantine file management

FortiClient 6.0 file quarantine functionality has been enhanced to support EMS-based central quarantine management. This feature requires EMS 6.0.0.

User data security improvement

FortiClient user data security has been improved so user-specific saved information including the username, saved password, avatar, social ID and VPN information is not accessible to other users using the same device.

New FortiClient GUI

FortiClient 6.0.0 introduces a new UI that improves user experience and provides a refreshed look and feel. The new navigation bar provides up-to-date status information of all features while making them more accessible.

Improved FortiSandbox Detection techniques

Sandbox Detection has been enhanced in FortiClient 6.0.0 for better detection and interception of file transfers so files can be sent to FortiSandbox for behavior analysis.

Installed Software Inventory

FortiClient now sends all installed software application information to EMS so it can be displayed in the Software Inventory. This feature requires EMS 6.0.0.

Customize system quarantine message

FortiClient can now display a customized quarantine message. This feature requires EMS 6.0.0.

FortiClient installs and runs as a 64-bit process on 64-bit platforms

FortiClient 6.0.0 now supports 64-bit installation.

Linux support

FortiClient 6.0.0 introduces expanded platform coverage to include Linux support. FortiClient Linux 6.0.0 supports Fabric Agent, Vulnerability Detection, Anti-Malware and Sandbox Threat Intelligence (no file submission). You can centrally manage FortiClient (Linux) using EMS. Note that the FortiClient 6.0.0 Administration Guide is mainly written for FortiClient (Windows). Not all features described are available for FortiClient (Linux).

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Note FortiClient supports standalone SSL VPN for Linux with the standalone SSL VPN client. This feature is not part of FortiClient (Linux) 6.0.4. See Standalone SSL VPN client.

FortiClient 6.0.0

The following is a list of new features in FortiClient version 6.0.0.

EMS quarantine file management

FortiClient 6.0 file quarantine functionality has been enhanced to support EMS-based central quarantine management. This feature requires EMS 6.0.0.

User data security improvement

FortiClient user data security has been improved so user-specific saved information including the username, saved password, avatar, social ID and VPN information is not accessible to other users using the same device.

New FortiClient GUI

FortiClient 6.0.0 introduces a new UI that improves user experience and provides a refreshed look and feel. The new navigation bar provides up-to-date status information of all features while making them more accessible.

Improved FortiSandbox Detection techniques

Sandbox Detection has been enhanced in FortiClient 6.0.0 for better detection and interception of file transfers so files can be sent to FortiSandbox for behavior analysis.

Installed Software Inventory

FortiClient now sends all installed software application information to EMS so it can be displayed in the Software Inventory. This feature requires EMS 6.0.0.

Customize system quarantine message

FortiClient can now display a customized quarantine message. This feature requires EMS 6.0.0.

FortiClient installs and runs as a 64-bit process on 64-bit platforms

FortiClient 6.0.0 now supports 64-bit installation.

Linux support

FortiClient 6.0.0 introduces expanded platform coverage to include Linux support. FortiClient Linux 6.0.0 supports Fabric Agent, Vulnerability Detection, Anti-Malware and Sandbox Threat Intelligence (no file submission). You can centrally manage FortiClient (Linux) using EMS. Note that the FortiClient 6.0.0 Administration Guide is mainly written for FortiClient (Windows). Not all features described are available for FortiClient (Linux).

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Note FortiClient supports standalone SSL VPN for Linux with the standalone SSL VPN client. This feature is not part of FortiClient (Linux) 6.0.4. See Standalone SSL VPN client.