In this recipe, you will learn how to create an on a FortiGate, and connect to it using the default client built into the Mac OS. This VPN configuration allows Mac users to securely access an internal network as well as browse the Internet through the VPN tunnel. This recipe was tested using Mac OS 10.10.2 (Yosemite). Find this recipe for other FortiOS versions 5.2 1. Configuring the IPsec VPN using the IPsec VPN Wizard Go to VPN IPSec Wizard.
Name the VPN connection and select Dial Up – Cisco Firewall and click Next. Set the Incoming to the internet-facing interface. Select for the Authentication Method.
Enter a pre-shared key, select the appropriate User Group, then click Next. Set Local Interface to an and set Local Address to the local address. Enter an range for VPN users in the Client Address Range field then click Next. The IPsec VPN Wizard finishes with a summary of created objects. Go to Policy & Objects Objects Addresses and confirm that the wizard has created the IPsec VPN firewall address range. Go to Policy & Objects Policy and confirm that the wizard has created the policy from the VPN tunnel interface to the internal interface. 2. Creating a security policy for remote access to the Internet Under Policy & Objects Policy IPv4, create a security policy allowing remote users to access the Internet securely through the FortiGate unit.
Set Incoming Interface to the tunnel interface and set Source Address to all. Set Outgoing Interface to the Internet-facing interface and Destination Address to all. Set Service to ALL and enable. The policy should appear in the policy list at Policy & Objects Policy IPv4. Connecting to the IPsec VPN using the native Mac client On the Mac, go to System Preferences Network and click the Plus (+) button.
Set Interface to VPN, set VPN Type to Cisco IPSec, and click Create. Set the Server Address to the FortiGate IP address, configure the network account details for the remote user, then click Authentication Settings. Select Shared Secret and enter the pre-shared key you created, then click OK. Results On the Mac, ensure that the VPN is selected and click Connect. The Status should change to Connected and you should be given an IP Address in the range specified. You should also be able to browse the Internet, protected by whichever profiles you applied to the security policy created in.
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On the FortiGate unit, go to VPN Monitor IPsec Monitor and verify that the tunnel Status is Up, and that there are Incoming and Outgoing Data. For further reading, check out in the.