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Architecture

FortiAuthenticator-VM is a virtual appliance version of FortiAuthenticator. It is deployed in a virtual machine environment such as VMware ESX (or ESXi), MS Hyper-V, or the Linux based Virtual Machine Manager.

Once the virtual appliance is deployed and set up, you can manage FortiAuthenticator-VM via its GUI in a web browser on your management computer.

FortiAuthenticator-VM requires the following connectivity for management. Inbound management using Telnet and HTTP is not recommended. SSH is intended for initial configuration and diagnostics only. For more information, see the FortiAuthenticator Administration Guide.

Inbound management:

Service Port
Telnet TCP 23
HTTP TCP 80
HTTPS TCP 443
SSH TCP 22

Outbound management:

Service Port
DNSlookup UDP 53
NTP UDP 123
FortiGuard Licensing TCP 443 (required for initial token registration)
Log Export (FTP) TCP 21

Architecture

FortiAuthenticator-VM is a virtual appliance version of FortiAuthenticator. It is deployed in a virtual machine environment such as VMware ESX (or ESXi), MS Hyper-V, or the Linux based Virtual Machine Manager.

Once the virtual appliance is deployed and set up, you can manage FortiAuthenticator-VM via its GUI in a web browser on your management computer.

FortiAuthenticator-VM requires the following connectivity for management. Inbound management using Telnet and HTTP is not recommended. SSH is intended for initial configuration and diagnostics only. For more information, see the FortiAuthenticator Administration Guide.

Inbound management:

Service Port
Telnet TCP 23
HTTP TCP 80
HTTPS TCP 443
SSH TCP 22

Outbound management:

Service Port
DNSlookup UDP 53
NTP UDP 123
FortiGuard Licensing TCP 443 (required for initial token registration)
Log Export (FTP) TCP 21