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Adding API users

API users can access FortiCloud services through the API. API users can only use OAuth 2.0 for authentication.

To add an API user:
  1. Go to FortiCloud (https://support.fortinet.com/), and log in.
  2. From the Services menu, select IAM.

    The IAM portal is displayed.

  3. Go to API Users, and click Add API User.

    The Add API User > 1. API User Details pane is displayed.

  4. In the Description box, type a description, and click Next.

    The Add API User > 2. Permissions pane is displayed.

  5. Set the portal permissions.
    1. Click the Plus sign (+).
    2. Under IAM, Assets Support, select a product or service, and click Add.

    3. Click the Edit button, and configure the user permission.
    4. Review the users credentials, and click Confirm.
    5. The Add API User > 4. Successful API User Registration pane is displayed.

  6. Click Download Credentials. A credentials file is downloaded, and you can open it in a text editor.

  7. Request an authorization token. See Accessing FortiAPIs.

Adding API users

API users can access FortiCloud services through the API. API users can only use OAuth 2.0 for authentication.

To add an API user:
  1. Go to FortiCloud (https://support.fortinet.com/), and log in.
  2. From the Services menu, select IAM.

    The IAM portal is displayed.

  3. Go to API Users, and click Add API User.

    The Add API User > 1. API User Details pane is displayed.

  4. In the Description box, type a description, and click Next.

    The Add API User > 2. Permissions pane is displayed.

  5. Set the portal permissions.
    1. Click the Plus sign (+).
    2. Under IAM, Assets Support, select a product or service, and click Add.

    3. Click the Edit button, and configure the user permission.
    4. Review the users credentials, and click Confirm.
    5. The Add API User > 4. Successful API User Registration pane is displayed.

  6. Click Download Credentials. A credentials file is downloaded, and you can open it in a text editor.

  7. Request an authorization token. See Accessing FortiAPIs.