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Installation Information

Firmware images and tools

The following files are available in the firmware image file folder:

File

Description

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx.exe

Standard installer for Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx.zip

A zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms for Microsoft Windows (32-bit). Some properties of the MSI package can be customized with FortiClient Configurator Tool.

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx_x64.exe

Standard installer for Microsoft Windows (64-bit)

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx_x64.zip

A zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms for Microsoft Windows (64-bit). Some properties of the MSI package can be customized with FortiClient Configurator Tool.

FortiClientTools_6.0.xx.xxxx.zip

A zip package containing miscellaneous tools, including VPN automation files

The following tools and files are available in the FortiClientTools_6.0.xx.xxxx.zip file:

File

Description

FortiClientVirusCleaner

A virus cleaner

OnlineInstaller

This file downloads and installs the latest FortiClient file from the public FDS

SSLVPNcmdline

Command line SSL VPN client

SupportUtils

Includes diagnostic, uninstallation, and reinstallation tools

VPNAutomation

A VPN automation tool

Review the following sections prior to installing FortiClient version 6.0.4Introduction, Special Notices, and Product Integration and Support.

Installation options

When installing FortiClient version 6.0.4, you can choose the setup type that best suits your needs. FortiClient will always install the Fortinet Security Fabric Agent (SFA) feature and enable the Vulnerability Scan feature by default. You can select to install one or more of the following options:

  • Secure Remote Access: VPN components (IPsec and SSL) will be installed.
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Components: FortiSandbox detection and quarantine features will be installed.
  • Additional Security Features: Select one or more of the following to install them: AntiVirus, Web Filtering, Single Sign On, Application Firewall
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It is recommended to not install VPN components on Windows Server systems if not required.

Upgrading from previous FortiClient versions

FortiClient version 6.0.4 supports upgrade from FortiClient versions 5.4 and later.

If you are deploying an upgrade from FortiClient 5.6.2 or earlier versions via FortiClient EMS and the upgrade fails, uninstall FortiClient on the endpoints, then deploy the latest version of FortiClient.

Downgrading to previous versions

Downgrading FortiClient version 6.0.4 to previous FortiClient versions is not supported.

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 on 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 in the firmware image file folder:

File

Description

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx.exe

Standard installer for Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx.zip

A zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms for Microsoft Windows (32-bit). Some properties of the MSI package can be customized with FortiClient Configurator Tool.

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx_x64.exe

Standard installer for Microsoft Windows (64-bit)

FortiClientSetup_6.0.xx.xxxx_x64.zip

A zip package containing FortiClient.msi and language transforms for Microsoft Windows (64-bit). Some properties of the MSI package can be customized with FortiClient Configurator Tool.

FortiClientTools_6.0.xx.xxxx.zip

A zip package containing miscellaneous tools, including VPN automation files

The following tools and files are available in the FortiClientTools_6.0.xx.xxxx.zip file:

File

Description

FortiClientVirusCleaner

A virus cleaner

OnlineInstaller

This file downloads and installs the latest FortiClient file from the public FDS

SSLVPNcmdline

Command line SSL VPN client

SupportUtils

Includes diagnostic, uninstallation, and reinstallation tools

VPNAutomation

A VPN automation tool

Review the following sections prior to installing FortiClient version 6.0.4Introduction, Special Notices, and Product Integration and Support.

Installation options

When installing FortiClient version 6.0.4, you can choose the setup type that best suits your needs. FortiClient will always install the Fortinet Security Fabric Agent (SFA) feature and enable the Vulnerability Scan feature by default. You can select to install one or more of the following options:

  • Secure Remote Access: VPN components (IPsec and SSL) will be installed.
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Components: FortiSandbox detection and quarantine features will be installed.
  • Additional Security Features: Select one or more of the following to install them: AntiVirus, Web Filtering, Single Sign On, Application Firewall
note icon

It is recommended to not install VPN components on Windows Server systems if not required.

Upgrading from previous FortiClient versions

FortiClient version 6.0.4 supports upgrade from FortiClient versions 5.4 and later.

If you are deploying an upgrade from FortiClient 5.6.2 or earlier versions via FortiClient EMS and the upgrade fails, uninstall FortiClient on the endpoints, then deploy the latest version of FortiClient.

Downgrading to previous versions

Downgrading FortiClient version 6.0.4 to previous FortiClient versions is not supported.

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 on Download > Firmware Image Checksums, enter the image file name, including the extension, and select Get Checksum Code.