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FortiAP Cloud User Guide

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Adding a FortiAP device to FortiAP Cloud with a key

Use this procedure to add a FortiAP device to your FortiAP Cloud account using its FortiAP Cloud key (or multiple FortiAP devices with a bulk key).

If the FortiAP device does not have a FortiAP Cloud key, then go to the Adding a FortiAP device to FortiAP Cloud without a key procedure.

Prerequisites

  • Find the FortiAP Cloud key printed on a sticker located on your FortiAP device.
  • If you purchased a bulk key to add multiple FortiAP devices in a single import, then locate that bulk key on the purchase order (PO) from Fortinet.

Procedure steps

  1. Using an Ethernet cable, connect the FortiAP device to a network that allows internet access.
  2. Log in to FortiCloud and connect to FortiAP Cloud.
  3. On the Home page, click Inventory.
  4. Click Import AP Key. If you have a bulk key, click Import Bulk Key.
  5. Type the key.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. Make sure that the FortiAP device is added to the inventory list.
  8. You can now go to the Adding a FortiAP network to FortiAP Cloud procedure.

Adding a FortiAP device to FortiAP Cloud with a key

Use this procedure to add a FortiAP device to your FortiAP Cloud account using its FortiAP Cloud key (or multiple FortiAP devices with a bulk key).

If the FortiAP device does not have a FortiAP Cloud key, then go to the Adding a FortiAP device to FortiAP Cloud without a key procedure.

Prerequisites

  • Find the FortiAP Cloud key printed on a sticker located on your FortiAP device.
  • If you purchased a bulk key to add multiple FortiAP devices in a single import, then locate that bulk key on the purchase order (PO) from Fortinet.

Procedure steps

  1. Using an Ethernet cable, connect the FortiAP device to a network that allows internet access.
  2. Log in to FortiCloud and connect to FortiAP Cloud.
  3. On the Home page, click Inventory.
  4. Click Import AP Key. If you have a bulk key, click Import Bulk Key.
  5. Type the key.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. Make sure that the FortiAP device is added to the inventory list.
  8. You can now go to the Adding a FortiAP network to FortiAP Cloud procedure.