Fortinet VPN to Macquarie College

For selected staff, ICT Services offer a VPN solution to allow remote access to the Macquarie College network.

Please note you need to be approved to use VPN by ICT Services before you’ll be able to successfully connect.

If you have not done so already, download the correct version of FortiClient for your operating system (Windows, Mac OSX) from www.forticlient.com/downloads/.

Once downloaded, follow the onscreen instructions to install.

  1. Open the FortiClient Console and go to the Remote Access tab.
  2. Add a new connection.
  3. Set VPN Type to SSL VPN, set Remote Gateway to vpn.macquariecollege.nsw.edu.au. Select Customize Port and set it to 10443.
  4. Select Apply.

Once these settings have been entered you can now connect to the VPN using your Macquarie College username and password.

  1. Open the FortiClient Console and go to the Remote Access tab.
  2. Enter your Macquarie College username and password.
  3. Select Connect.
  4. Once connected the resulting window will show your connection details.
  5. Once you’ve finished your session, select Disconnect.