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Provision the LDAP connector in G Suite

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Provision the LDAP connector in G Suite

To provision the LDAP connector in G Suite:

Configure FortiAuthenticator to communicate with Google G Suite via Secure Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAPS).

  1. Login to the G Suite admin console using a G Suite admin account.
  2. Click the Apps icon, then select LDAP and Add Client.
  3. In Add LDAP Client Step 1, configure the following settings:
    1. Name:Enter a name, for example FAC.
    2. Description: Enter a description, for example Secure LDAP Client for FAC.
  4. Under Add LDAP Client Step 2, configure the following settings:
    1. Verify User Credentials: Entire domain.
    2. Read user information: Entire domain.
    3. Read Group Information: On.
  5. Click Add LDAP Client.

    You will now be prompted to connect your client to the LDAP service.
  6. Click Download Certificate and save the ZIP file.

    Unzip the certificate file to a local folder. Contained within will be a public certificate along with a private key.
  7. Select Continue to Client Details. Select Service status and change the status to On.
  8. Click Save.

Provision the LDAP connector in G Suite

To provision the LDAP connector in G Suite:

Configure FortiAuthenticator to communicate with Google G Suite via Secure Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAPS).

  1. Login to the G Suite admin console using a G Suite admin account.
  2. Click the Apps icon, then select LDAP and Add Client.
  3. In Add LDAP Client Step 1, configure the following settings:
    1. Name:Enter a name, for example FAC.
    2. Description: Enter a description, for example Secure LDAP Client for FAC.
  4. Under Add LDAP Client Step 2, configure the following settings:
    1. Verify User Credentials: Entire domain.
    2. Read user information: Entire domain.
    3. Read Group Information: On.
  5. Click Add LDAP Client.

    You will now be prompted to connect your client to the LDAP service.
  6. Click Download Certificate and save the ZIP file.

    Unzip the certificate file to a local folder. Contained within will be a public certificate along with a private key.
  7. Select Continue to Client Details. Select Service status and change the status to On.
  8. Click Save.