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Administration Guide

Connecting VPNs before logging on (AD environments)

The VPN <options> tag holds global information controlling VPN states. The VPN connects first, then logs on to AD/domain.

<forticlient_configuration>

<vpn>

<options>

<show_vpn_before_logon>1</show_vpn_before_logon>

<use_windows_credentials>1</use_windows_credentials>

</options>

</vpn>

</forticlient_configuration>

...

</options>

<connections>

<connection>

<name>psk_90_1</name>

<type>manual</type>

<ike_settings>

<prompt_certificate>0</prompt_certificate>

<server>10.10.90.1;ipsecdemo.fortinet.com;172.17.61.143</server>

<redundantsortmethod>1</redundantsortmethod>

...

</ike_settings>

</connection>

</connections>

</ipsecvpn>

</vpn>

</forticlient_configuration>

This is a balanced but incomplete XML configuration fragment. All closing tags are included but some important elements to complete the IPsec VPN configuration are omitted.

RedundantSortMethod = 1

This XML tag sets the IPsec VPN connection as ping-response-based. The VPN connects to the FortiGate which responds the fastest.

RedundantSortMethod = 0

By default, RedundantSortMethod =0 and the IPsec VPN connection is priority-based. Priority-based configurations try to connect to the FortiGate starting with the first in the list.

Connecting VPNs before logging on (AD environments)

The VPN <options> tag holds global information controlling VPN states. The VPN connects first, then logs on to AD/domain.

<forticlient_configuration>

<vpn>

<options>

<show_vpn_before_logon>1</show_vpn_before_logon>

<use_windows_credentials>1</use_windows_credentials>

</options>

</vpn>

</forticlient_configuration>

...

</options>

<connections>

<connection>

<name>psk_90_1</name>

<type>manual</type>

<ike_settings>

<prompt_certificate>0</prompt_certificate>

<server>10.10.90.1;ipsecdemo.fortinet.com;172.17.61.143</server>

<redundantsortmethod>1</redundantsortmethod>

...

</ike_settings>

</connection>

</connections>

</ipsecvpn>

</vpn>

</forticlient_configuration>

This is a balanced but incomplete XML configuration fragment. All closing tags are included but some important elements to complete the IPsec VPN configuration are omitted.

RedundantSortMethod = 1

This XML tag sets the IPsec VPN connection as ping-response-based. The VPN connects to the FortiGate which responds the fastest.

RedundantSortMethod = 0

By default, RedundantSortMethod =0 and the IPsec VPN connection is priority-based. Priority-based configurations try to connect to the FortiGate starting with the first in the list.