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Administration Guide

Connecting VPN with FortiToken Mobile

VPN connections to FortiGate may require network authentication that uses a token from FortiToken Mobile, an application that runs on Android and iOS devices. For information about FortiToken Mobile, see the Fortinet Document Library.

You can configure FortiGate to let you push a token from FortiToken Mobile to FortiGate to complete network authentication when connecting VPNs. When configured, you can select the push token option by clicking the FTM Push button in FortiClient. This notifies the FortiGate that you choose to use the push token option. Following this, you receive a notification of the authentication request on your device that has FortiToken Mobile installed. On your device, you can tap the notification and follow the instructions to allow or deny the authentication requests

If a push token is not configured, you must enter a token code from FortiToken Mobile into FortiClient when connecting VPNs.

You must have available the device with FortiToken Mobile installed to complete this procedure.

To connect VPN with FortiToken Mobile using push notifications:
  1. On the Remote Access tab, select the VPN connection from the dropdown list.
  2. Enter your username and password and click the Connect button. The Click on 'FTM Push' or enter token code box displays.

  3. Click FTM Push. Your device with FortiToken Mobile installed receives a notification.
  4. On your device with FortiToken Mobile installed, tap the notification and follow the instructions to allow the authentication request and complete network authentication without typing the token code. You can also deny the authentication request, or do nothing and let the notification request expire.
To connect VPN with FortiToken Mobile by typing token codes:
  1. On the Remote Access tab, select the VPN connection from the dropdown list.
  2. Enter your username and password and click the Connect button. The Enter token code box displays.
  3. Enter the token code from FortiToken Mobile and click OK to complete network authentication.

Connecting VPN with FortiToken Mobile

VPN connections to FortiGate may require network authentication that uses a token from FortiToken Mobile, an application that runs on Android and iOS devices. For information about FortiToken Mobile, see the Fortinet Document Library.

You can configure FortiGate to let you push a token from FortiToken Mobile to FortiGate to complete network authentication when connecting VPNs. When configured, you can select the push token option by clicking the FTM Push button in FortiClient. This notifies the FortiGate that you choose to use the push token option. Following this, you receive a notification of the authentication request on your device that has FortiToken Mobile installed. On your device, you can tap the notification and follow the instructions to allow or deny the authentication requests

If a push token is not configured, you must enter a token code from FortiToken Mobile into FortiClient when connecting VPNs.

You must have available the device with FortiToken Mobile installed to complete this procedure.

To connect VPN with FortiToken Mobile using push notifications:
  1. On the Remote Access tab, select the VPN connection from the dropdown list.
  2. Enter your username and password and click the Connect button. The Click on 'FTM Push' or enter token code box displays.

  3. Click FTM Push. Your device with FortiToken Mobile installed receives a notification.
  4. On your device with FortiToken Mobile installed, tap the notification and follow the instructions to allow the authentication request and complete network authentication without typing the token code. You can also deny the authentication request, or do nothing and let the notification request expire.
To connect VPN with FortiToken Mobile by typing token codes:
  1. On the Remote Access tab, select the VPN connection from the dropdown list.
  2. Enter your username and password and click the Connect button. The Enter token code box displays.
  3. Enter the token code from FortiToken Mobile and click OK to complete network authentication.