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Administration Guide

FortiTray

When FortiClient is running on your system, you can select the FortiTray icon in the Windows system tray to perform various actions. The FortiTray icon is available in the system tray even when FortiClient Console is closed.

  • Default menu options:
    • Open FortiClient Console
    • Shut down FortiClient
  • Dynamic menu options, depending on configuration:
    • Connect to a configured IPsec VPN or SSL VPN connection
    • Display the antivirus scan window (if a scheduled scan is currently running)
    • Display the Vulnerability scan window (if a vulnerability scan is running)

If you hover the mouse cursor over the FortiTray icon, you will receive various notifications including the version, antivirus signature, and antivirus engine.

When the configuration is locked, the option to shut down FortiClient from FortiTray is grayed out.

FortiTray

When FortiClient is running on your system, you can select the FortiTray icon in the Windows system tray to perform various actions. The FortiTray icon is available in the system tray even when FortiClient Console is closed.

  • Default menu options:
    • Open FortiClient Console
    • Shut down FortiClient
  • Dynamic menu options, depending on configuration:
    • Connect to a configured IPsec VPN or SSL VPN connection
    • Display the antivirus scan window (if a scheduled scan is currently running)
    • Display the Vulnerability scan window (if a vulnerability scan is running)

If you hover the mouse cursor over the FortiTray icon, you will receive various notifications including the version, antivirus signature, and antivirus engine.

When the configuration is locked, the option to shut down FortiClient from FortiTray is grayed out.