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FortiAP Cloud User Guide

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FortiAP Cloud workflow

After purchasing and physically deploying the FortiAP devices (such as connecting to the internet) in various premises, perform the tasks and procedures from the following workflow to configure and monitor FortiAP devices using the FortiAP Cloud management solution.

Task sequence

Description and procedure

Task 1

Register on FortiCloud and access the FortiAP Cloud management solution.

Perform this procedure:

Registering on FortiCloud and accessing FortiAP Cloud

 

Task 2

Add a purchased FortiAP device to your FortiAP Cloud account inventory.

Later in this workflow, you will deploy that FortiAP device from the inventory to a FortiAP network.

Perform the applicable procedure:

 

Task 3

Add logical AP networks to organize your FortiAP devices by their physical premises.

With a FortiAP network, you manage FortiAP devices and service set identifiers (SSID).

Perform this procedure:

Adding a FortiAP network to FortiAP Cloud

 

Task 4

Deploy your FortiAP devices from the inventory into various FortiAP networks. This task includes assigning a wireless network name that clients can connect to, and configuring settings for access control, security, and availability.

Perform this procedure:

Deploying a FortiAP device to a FortiAP network

 

Task 5

Configure and customize FortiAP settings (for example, rogue scan).

Perform this procedure:

Configuring FortiAP settings

 

Task 6

Create SSIDs and make them available on desired FortiAP devices.

Perform the applicable procedure:

 

FortiAP Cloud workflow

After purchasing and physically deploying the FortiAP devices (such as connecting to the internet) in various premises, perform the tasks and procedures from the following workflow to configure and monitor FortiAP devices using the FortiAP Cloud management solution.

Task sequence

Description and procedure

Task 1

Register on FortiCloud and access the FortiAP Cloud management solution.

Perform this procedure:

Registering on FortiCloud and accessing FortiAP Cloud

 

Task 2

Add a purchased FortiAP device to your FortiAP Cloud account inventory.

Later in this workflow, you will deploy that FortiAP device from the inventory to a FortiAP network.

Perform the applicable procedure:

 

Task 3

Add logical AP networks to organize your FortiAP devices by their physical premises.

With a FortiAP network, you manage FortiAP devices and service set identifiers (SSID).

Perform this procedure:

Adding a FortiAP network to FortiAP Cloud

 

Task 4

Deploy your FortiAP devices from the inventory into various FortiAP networks. This task includes assigning a wireless network name that clients can connect to, and configuring settings for access control, security, and availability.

Perform this procedure:

Deploying a FortiAP device to a FortiAP network

 

Task 5

Configure and customize FortiAP settings (for example, rogue scan).

Perform this procedure:

Configuring FortiAP settings

 

Task 6

Create SSIDs and make them available on desired FortiAP devices.

Perform the applicable procedure: