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Administration Guide

FortiClient (Windows) processes

The following table identifies the processes in Task Manager used by FortiClient (Windows):

Name

Description

Purpose

FortiClient Virus Feedback Service

Used by AV and FortiClient to submit samples to FortiGuard

FCVbltScan.exe

FortiClient Vulnerability Scan Daemon

FortiClient Vulnerability Scan engine

FortiAvatar.exe

FortiClient User Avatar Agent

Used by FortiClient and FortiClient Telemetry to obtain avatar images for users

ipsec.exe

FortiClient IPsec VPN Service

Remote Access for IPsec VPN

FortiClient.exe

FortiClient Console

FortiClient GUI

FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe

FortiClient Diagnostic Tool

Diagnostic Tool

fcappdb.exe

FortiClient Application Database Service

Network Access Control (NAC) and AV

fcaptmon.exe

FortiClient Sandbox Agent

Sandbox Detection

FCDBLog.exe

FortiClient Logging Daemon

Logging

FCHelper64.exe

FortiClient System Helper

FortiClient ensures 32-bit processes can access 64-bit resources

fmon.exe

FortiClient Realtime AntiVirus Protection

AV

fortiae.exe

FortiClient Anti-Exploit

Anti-Exploit engine

FortiESNAC.exe

FortiClient Network Access Control

FortiClient Telemetry

fortifws.exe

FortiClient Firewall Service

Application Firewall

FortiProxy.exe

FortiClient Proxy Service

AV and Web Filter

FortiScand.exe

FortiClient Scan Server

Offloading AV scanning to a separate process

FortiSettings.exe

FortiClient Settings Service

Used by FortiClient settings

FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe

FortiClient SSLVPN daemon

Remote Access for SSL VPN

FortiTray.exe

FortiClient System Tray Controller

FortiTray

FortiUSBmon.exe

FortiClient USB monitor protection

Removable media access control.

FortiWF.exe

FortiClient Web Filter Service

Used by Web Filter

scheduler.exe

FortiClient Scheduler

Windows ensures FortiClient services are running when needed

FortiClient (Windows) processes

The following table identifies the processes in Task Manager used by FortiClient (Windows):

Name

Description

Purpose

FortiClient Virus Feedback Service

Used by AV and FortiClient to submit samples to FortiGuard

FCVbltScan.exe

FortiClient Vulnerability Scan Daemon

FortiClient Vulnerability Scan engine

FortiAvatar.exe

FortiClient User Avatar Agent

Used by FortiClient and FortiClient Telemetry to obtain avatar images for users

ipsec.exe

FortiClient IPsec VPN Service

Remote Access for IPsec VPN

FortiClient.exe

FortiClient Console

FortiClient GUI

FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe

FortiClient Diagnostic Tool

Diagnostic Tool

fcappdb.exe

FortiClient Application Database Service

Network Access Control (NAC) and AV

fcaptmon.exe

FortiClient Sandbox Agent

Sandbox Detection

FCDBLog.exe

FortiClient Logging Daemon

Logging

FCHelper64.exe

FortiClient System Helper

FortiClient ensures 32-bit processes can access 64-bit resources

fmon.exe

FortiClient Realtime AntiVirus Protection

AV

fortiae.exe

FortiClient Anti-Exploit

Anti-Exploit engine

FortiESNAC.exe

FortiClient Network Access Control

FortiClient Telemetry

fortifws.exe

FortiClient Firewall Service

Application Firewall

FortiProxy.exe

FortiClient Proxy Service

AV and Web Filter

FortiScand.exe

FortiClient Scan Server

Offloading AV scanning to a separate process

FortiSettings.exe

FortiClient Settings Service

Used by FortiClient settings

FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe

FortiClient SSLVPN daemon

Remote Access for SSL VPN

FortiTray.exe

FortiClient System Tray Controller

FortiTray

FortiUSBmon.exe

FortiClient USB monitor protection

Removable media access control.

FortiWF.exe

FortiClient Web Filter Service

Used by Web Filter

scheduler.exe

FortiClient Scheduler

Windows ensures FortiClient services are running when needed