Licensing

FortiClient in standalone mode does not require a license.

FortiClient in managed mode requires a license. In managed mode, FortiClient licensing is applied to FortiGate or EMS.

When using the ten (10) free licenses for FortiClient in managed mode, support is provided on the Fortinet Forums (forum.fortinet.com). Phone support is not provided when using the free licenses. Phone support is provided for paid licenses.

FortiClient licenses for FortiGate

FortiGate 30 series and higher models include a FortiClient license for ten (10), free, connected endpoints. For additional connected endpoints, you must purchase a FortiClient license subscription. Contact your Fortinet sales representative for information about FortiClient licenses.

For a video about applying FortiClient licenses to FortiGate, see the How to Purchase or Renew FortiClient Endpoint Subscription video at https://video.fortinet.com/product/forticlient.

FortiClient licenses for EMS

EMS includes a FortiClient license for ten (10), free, connected endpoints for evaluation. For additional connected endpoints, you must purchase a FortiClient license subscription. Contact your Fortinet sales representative for information about FortiClient licenses.

For a video about applying FortiClient licenses to EMS, see the How to License FortiClient EMS video at https://video.fortinet.com/product/forticlient-ems.