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EMS Administration Guide

Creating profiles to uninstall FortiClient

You can configure a profile to uninstall FortiClient from endpoints. You must create a new profile for this configuration. You cannot use the default profile to uninstall FortiClient from endpoints.

  1. Go to Endpoint Profiles > Manage Profiles, and click the Add button.
  2. On the Deployment tab, enable FortiClient Deployment. The FortiClient deployment options display.
  3. Set the following options on the Deployment tab:

    Action

     

     

     

    Assign an

    Click Uninstaller.

    Schedule

     

     

     

    Start At

    Specify what time to start uninstalling FortiClient from endpoints.

     

    Reboot When Needed

    Enable to reboot the endpoint to install FortiClient when needed.

     

    Reboot when no users is logged in

    Enable to allow the endpoint to reboot without prompt if no endpoint user is logged into FortiClient.

     

    Notify users and let the user decide when to reboot when they are logged in

    Enable to notify the end user if a reboot of the endpoint is needed and allow the user to decide what time to reboot the endpoint. Disable to reboot the endpoint without notifying the user.

    Credentials

     

     

    Username

    Enter the username to perform deployment on AD or workgroups.

    If you are using an AD to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints, you must enter the admin credentials for the AD in the profile.

    If you are using a workgroup to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints, FortiClient must be connected to FortiClient EMS. Admin credentials are not required.

    When configuring the profile, know what method (AD or workgoup) is being used to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints. If using an AD, enter the appropriate credentials in the profile you will assign to the AD. The credentials allow EMS to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints by using AD. If the credentials are wrong, the uninstallation fails, and an error displays in EMS.

     

    Password

    Enter the password to perform the uninstall on AD or workgroups.

  4. Click Save.

Creating profiles to uninstall FortiClient

You can configure a profile to uninstall FortiClient from endpoints. You must create a new profile for this configuration. You cannot use the default profile to uninstall FortiClient from endpoints.

  1. Go to Endpoint Profiles > Manage Profiles, and click the Add button.
  2. On the Deployment tab, enable FortiClient Deployment. The FortiClient deployment options display.
  3. Set the following options on the Deployment tab:

    Action

     

     

     

    Assign an

    Click Uninstaller.

    Schedule

     

     

     

    Start At

    Specify what time to start uninstalling FortiClient from endpoints.

     

    Reboot When Needed

    Enable to reboot the endpoint to install FortiClient when needed.

     

    Reboot when no users is logged in

    Enable to allow the endpoint to reboot without prompt if no endpoint user is logged into FortiClient.

     

    Notify users and let the user decide when to reboot when they are logged in

    Enable to notify the end user if a reboot of the endpoint is needed and allow the user to decide what time to reboot the endpoint. Disable to reboot the endpoint without notifying the user.

    Credentials

     

     

    Username

    Enter the username to perform deployment on AD or workgroups.

    If you are using an AD to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints, you must enter the admin credentials for the AD in the profile.

    If you are using a workgroup to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints, FortiClient must be connected to FortiClient EMS. Admin credentials are not required.

    When configuring the profile, know what method (AD or workgoup) is being used to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints. If using an AD, enter the appropriate credentials in the profile you will assign to the AD. The credentials allow EMS to uninstall FortiClient on endpoints by using AD. If the credentials are wrong, the uninstallation fails, and an error displays in EMS.

     

    Password

    Enter the password to perform the uninstall on AD or workgroups.

  4. Click Save.