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Installation information

Firmware images and tools

The following files are available from the Fortinet support site:

File

Description

FortiClientTools_6.4.1.xxxx.zip

Zip package containing miscellaneous tools, including VPN automation files.

FortiClientSSOSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.zip

FSSO-only installer (32-bit).

FortiClientSSOSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.zip

FSSO-only installer (64-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.exe

Free VPN-only installer (32-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.exe

Free VPN-only installer (64-bit).

FortiClient EMS 6.4.1 includes the FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1 standard installer and zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms.

The following tools and files are available in the FortiClientTools_6.4.x.xxxx.zip file:

File

Description

FortiClientVirusCleaner Virus cleaner.

OnlineInstaller

Installer files that install the latest FortiClient (Windows) version available.

SSLVPNcmdline

Command line SSL VPN client.

SupportUtils

Includes diagnostic, uninstallation, and reinstallation tools.

VPNAutomation

VPN automation tool.

VC_redist.x64.exe

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update (64-bit).

vc_redist.x86.exe

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update (86-bit).

The following files are available from FortiClient.com:

File

Description

FortiClientSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.zip

Standard installer package for Windows (32-bit).

FortiClientSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.zip

Standard installer package for Windows (64-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.exe

Free VPN-only installer (32-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.exe

Free VPN-only installer (64-bit).

Note

Review the following sections prior to installing FortiClient version 6.4.1: Introduction, Special notices, and Product integration and support.

Upgrading from previous FortiClient versions

To upgrade a previous FortiClient version to FortiClient 6.4.1, do one of the following:

  • Deploy FortiClient 6.4.1 as an upgrade from EMS
  • Manually uninstall existing FortiClient version from the device, then install FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1

FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1 features are only enabled when connected to EMS 6.4.0.

See the FortiClient and FortiClient EMS Upgrade Paths for information on upgrade paths.

Downgrading to previous versions

FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1 does not support downgrading to previous FortiClient (Windows) versions.

Firmware image checksums

The MD5 checksums for all Fortinet software and firmware releases are available at the Customer Service & Support portal. After logging in, click Download > Firmware Image Checksums, enter the image file name, including the extension, and select Get Checksum Code.

Installation information

Firmware images and tools

The following files are available from the Fortinet support site:

File

Description

FortiClientTools_6.4.1.xxxx.zip

Zip package containing miscellaneous tools, including VPN automation files.

FortiClientSSOSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.zip

FSSO-only installer (32-bit).

FortiClientSSOSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.zip

FSSO-only installer (64-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.exe

Free VPN-only installer (32-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.exe

Free VPN-only installer (64-bit).

FortiClient EMS 6.4.1 includes the FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1 standard installer and zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms.

The following tools and files are available in the FortiClientTools_6.4.x.xxxx.zip file:

File

Description

FortiClientVirusCleaner Virus cleaner.

OnlineInstaller

Installer files that install the latest FortiClient (Windows) version available.

SSLVPNcmdline

Command line SSL VPN client.

SupportUtils

Includes diagnostic, uninstallation, and reinstallation tools.

VPNAutomation

VPN automation tool.

VC_redist.x64.exe

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update (64-bit).

vc_redist.x86.exe

Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update (86-bit).

The following files are available from FortiClient.com:

File

Description

FortiClientSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.zip

Standard installer package for Windows (32-bit).

FortiClientSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.zip

Standard installer package for Windows (64-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx.exe

Free VPN-only installer (32-bit).

FortiClientVPNSetup_6.4.1.xxxx_x64.exe

Free VPN-only installer (64-bit).

Note

Review the following sections prior to installing FortiClient version 6.4.1: Introduction, Special notices, and Product integration and support.

Upgrading from previous FortiClient versions

To upgrade a previous FortiClient version to FortiClient 6.4.1, do one of the following:

  • Deploy FortiClient 6.4.1 as an upgrade from EMS
  • Manually uninstall existing FortiClient version from the device, then install FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1

FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1 features are only enabled when connected to EMS 6.4.0.

See the FortiClient and FortiClient EMS Upgrade Paths for information on upgrade paths.

Downgrading to previous versions

FortiClient (Windows) 6.4.1 does not support downgrading to previous FortiClient (Windows) versions.

Firmware image checksums

The MD5 checksums for all Fortinet software and firmware releases are available at the Customer Service & Support portal. After logging in, click Download > Firmware Image Checksums, enter the image file name, including the extension, and select Get Checksum Code.