Please note that this version of VPN should only be used for connecting to servers such as tamba. For access to library databases and online journals, do not use VPN, but use the library instructions for EZProxy instead.

These instructions are for Mac OS 10.14 and higher. To check what version of Mac OS you have, click on the Apple menu in the upper left hand corner and select About This Mac.

NOTE: If you installed Forticlient before and currently have an earlier version then 7 on your computer which Forticlient says is up to date, find the Forticlient folder on your computer. In that folder will be an Uninstaller. Run the uninstaller and restart your computer. You should then be able to install the latest version of Forticlient.

1.) If you have Forticlient already installed on your computer, confirm what version you are running and follow the note above. Otherwise download the Mac FortiClient for VPN to your computer, unzip it, and click on the FortiClientVPN_7.0.0.22_OnlineInstaller to launch the installer.

2.) Follow the instructions for the installation. Once the installation is successful, you may close the window.

3.) Launch the FortiClient.app from the Applications menu.

4.) Accept the terms and conditions. Click on Configure VPN.

5.) Enter the following information to configure VPN:

  • VPN Type: SSL VPN tab selected
  • Connection Name: Trinity VPN (or a name of your choosing)
  • Remote Gateway: waldo.trincoll.edu 
    • Check the Enable Single Sign On (SSO) for VPN Tunnel box

6.) Click Save.

7.) Click SAML Login. A new window will open prompting you for your Trinity username@trincoll.edu and your Trinity password. Once authenticated, this window will disappear and you will be connected.

8.) To disconnect, click Disconnect.

Additional installers for other devices can be found at https://www.forticlient.com/downloads. Please download ONLY the “Forticlient VPN only” option. (Other versions of Forticlient will not work.)