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Remote Access - SSL-VPN Configuration (OmniNet subscriptions)

 

IMPORTANT:  THE FOLLOWING IS FOR OMNINET SUBSCRIPTIONS ONLY

 

Applies to:  OmniBridge and an OmniNet based BYOG subscriptions

Click here for classic subscriptions article

 

Steps for setting up a Remote Access VPN:

 

**Please read the following article before proceeding:

Remote-Access-Included-with-OmniShield/MDS

 

The following is Type2 MethodB as described in the article above

 

-Portal Configuration-

 

1. Log in to your mdsmanager.com portal with your partner account

 

2. Select the Subscription/Cloud-link/OmniShield that you want to enable "Remote Access VPN" for.

 

3. Click on the "Remote Access" page, turn on the "SSL VPN Users" enter a username and password of your choosing (Multiple users can be created)

 

4. Enter the desired Username and Password, and a bookmark and save your changes

 

5. Contact OmniNet support and advise the subscription you need SSL-VPN enabled for.  OmniNet support will confirm when the service has been enabled and will supply the proper details for the remote gateway.

 

-Client Side configuration-

 

6. Download and install the appropriate FortiClient version from THIS LINK

 

7. Run the setup wizard to install the FortiClient in your machine (Note: only VPN components are needed)

 

8. Launch the FortiClient, select "Add a new connection"

 

9. Fill in:  

- Connection Name: As desired

- Description: As desired

- Remote Gateway: Insert the FQDN of the mdsremote URL of the subscription you want to connect to ***GET THIS FROM SUPPORT AS PER STEP 5***

- Customize port:  Check the box for Customize port, and set the port to "20443"

 

10. Apply the settings and then launch that connection. Log in using one of the username and password combinations from step 4

 

11. Connect and test

 

OmniNet support can help with either of the steps above if you have any trouble connecting. Feel free to let us know, and we'll be more than glad to assist.

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