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I don't know a lot about VPNs but I'd like to connect to a Fortinet VPN with Ubuntu.

I can connect on Windows using Forticlient just by entering the policy server (vpn.theserver.com) and then it asks for a user/password. I use IPSec.

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--- Are there any suggesitons?

Ok I finally found it: Forticlient VPN client for LINUX. From terminal unzip and run it. It asks for license agreement only for a first time. The rest is the same as in Windows.

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Fortinet is just an IPSEC VPN server - you don't specifically need their client to connect to it. The IPSEC HOWTO details a list of various options you have for setting up a Linux VPN client. There are also a few commercial linux IPSec clients such as Shrewsoft.

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