This section describes the FortiClient Profiles endpoint protection features and configuration. It also highlights changes to FortiClient configuration that first appear in FortiOS 5.4.1.
In FortiOS 5.4.1, FortiClient Profiles are used primarily to make sure connected devices are compliant with Endpoint Control and to protect against vulnerabilities. Both Endpoint Vulnerability Scan on Client and System compliance are enabled by default, while other settings are disabled by default. This allows FortiClient to work as part of a Cooperative Security Fabric.
You must first enable this feature. Go to System > Feature Select and enable Endpoint Control. This will reveal the Security Profiles > FortiClient Profiles menu item.
The following topics are included in this section: