Google Android 
VPN Access for smart working/teleworking and library resources

Select Google Play Store in the home screen of your device.

Search for "forticlient" and install the app FortiClient VPN.


Once installation is complete, click on Open, or go back to the screen with the list of Apps and cllick on the FortiClient VPN icon.

When prompted, enter the following information:

  • in the VPN Name field:

    • VPN Ca Foscari for smart working/teleworking, office work, system administration and maintenance
      or
    • VPN Risorse Bibliografiche to access library resources and for unrestricted Internet access from countries with Internet censorship

  • in the VPN Type field: IPSec VPN

and select Create.

Select the menu items in sequence:

  • Server Settings
  • Remote Gateway and enter 

    • fortivpn.unive.it for smart working/teleworking, office work, system administration and maintenance
    • bibliovpn.unive.it to access library resources and for unrestricted Internet access from countries with Internet censorship

  • Pre-shared key and enter Unive1868
  • Local ID and enter one of the following depending on category:

    • to access library resources or for unrestricted Internet access from countries with Internet censorship: biblio-forti
    • for office work for teaching staff, researchers, technical administrative staff (PTA), language assistants and experts (CELs), and students: unive-forti
    • for system administrators (ASIT): admin-forti
    • for ICT system maintenance operators (authorised by ASIT): ict-forti
    • for IOT system maintenance operators (authorised by ASIA): iot-forti
    • for multimedia system maintenance operators (authorised by ASIT): multimedia-forti


Exit the configuration screen and select the arrow in the top left.

Activate the connection by clicking on Connect.

  • In the Username field, enter the username (without @unive.it o @stud.unive.it) provided by the University when you enrolled or started work and valid for access to all IT services (email , personal area of the University website, etc.)
  • in the Password field: enter your current unive password

Click on Login and wait for the screen indicating successful connection.


To avoid entering your credentials every time you connect, click on Settings when the app opens.

Click on IPsec XAuth settings, then Password and enter your current unive password.

Last update: 05/10/2021