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IAM users

FortiCloud IAM supports creating IAM users and allowing access to FortiGate Cloud using the admin or read-only access role. The following summarizes the functions available for each access role:

Function

Admin

Read-only

Network Overview

Yes

Yes

Import and provision devices

Yes

 

Configuration management

Yes

 

View logs and reports

Yes

Yes

Generate reports

Yes

 

View audit logs

Yes

 

Creating an IAM user

IAM users with admin or read-write roles can create additional IAM users.

To create an IAM user:
  1. Log in to the FortiCare IAM portal using your FortiCloud account. This should be the same account as the FortiGate Cloud primary user email account.
  2. Go to IAM Users, then click Add IAM User.
  3. Populate the fields as desired, then click Next.
  4. Under Cloud Management & Service, add FortiGate.
  5. A new entry appears. Edit it and give the user admin or read-only access. See Accounts and users for details on the access types. Click Confirm.
  6. Download the CSV file to obtain the IAM user credentials.

Signing in as an IAM user

To sign in as an IAM user:
  1. Go to the FortiGate Cloud portal.
  2. Click Sign in as IAM user.
  3. Log in with the user credentials from the CSV that you downloaded when creating the IAM user.

IAM users

FortiCloud IAM supports creating IAM users and allowing access to FortiGate Cloud using the admin or read-only access role. The following summarizes the functions available for each access role:

Function

Admin

Read-only

Network Overview

Yes

Yes

Import and provision devices

Yes

 

Configuration management

Yes

 

View logs and reports

Yes

Yes

Generate reports

Yes

 

View audit logs

Yes

 

Creating an IAM user

IAM users with admin or read-write roles can create additional IAM users.

To create an IAM user:
  1. Log in to the FortiCare IAM portal using your FortiCloud account. This should be the same account as the FortiGate Cloud primary user email account.
  2. Go to IAM Users, then click Add IAM User.
  3. Populate the fields as desired, then click Next.
  4. Under Cloud Management & Service, add FortiGate.
  5. A new entry appears. Edit it and give the user admin or read-only access. See Accounts and users for details on the access types. Click Confirm.
  6. Download the CSV file to obtain the IAM user credentials.

Signing in as an IAM user

To sign in as an IAM user:
  1. Go to the FortiGate Cloud portal.
  2. Click Sign in as IAM user.
  3. Log in with the user credentials from the CSV that you downloaded when creating the IAM user.