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This article describes how to configure SSL VPN web portal in web mode and predefines a bookmark with Single Sign-On.




In FortiGate SSL VPN Web Mode integrated with Active Directory Authentication, the user established the SSL VPN tunnel via Web browser, then the user uses the same Active Directory credentials to access the internal application, and no need to log in to the application again.

Sample configuration:

edit "web-access"
set tunnel-mode disable
set web-mode enable
set allow-user-access web rdp
set limit-user-logins disable
set display-bookmark enable
set user-bookmark enable
set user-group-bookmark enable

# config bookmark-group
edit "gui-bookmarks"
config bookmarks
edit ""
set apptype web
set description ''
set url ""
set sso auto
set sso-credential sslvpn-login
set sso-credential-sent-once disable

Note: This is not supported in SSL VPN Tunnel mode .

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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