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Feature comparison chart

Identity & Access Management introduces an enhanced user model for improved security, scalability, and management.

The following table compares the features in the legacy Sub-user based user model with the IAM user model.

Feature

Sub User Model

IAM User Model

Account Access Management Add Sub users to the account Add IAM Users to the account

Permission Control

Account level

(Full Access/Limited Access)

Fine grained permissions for each FortiCloud Service

Asset Permissions List of devices/Asset Groups (limited) Asset folders with permissions hierarchy
User Groups & Permissions User group (limited) User groups and group-level permissions
Portal Access No per portal control Allow or Deny access per portal
API User support No Granular permissions for each FortiCloud Service APIs
User 2FA Management No Enforce (or exempt) 2FA for IAM users

Feature comparison chart

Identity & Access Management introduces an enhanced user model for improved security, scalability, and management.

The following table compares the features in the legacy Sub-user based user model with the IAM user model.

Feature

Sub User Model

IAM User Model

Account Access Management Add Sub users to the account Add IAM Users to the account

Permission Control

Account level

(Full Access/Limited Access)

Fine grained permissions for each FortiCloud Service

Asset Permissions List of devices/Asset Groups (limited) Asset folders with permissions hierarchy
User Groups & Permissions User group (limited) User groups and group-level permissions
Portal Access No per portal control Allow or Deny access per portal
API User support No Granular permissions for each FortiCloud Service APIs
User 2FA Management No Enforce (or exempt) 2FA for IAM users