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Requirements

The following items are required before you can initialize FortiGate Cloud:

Requirement

Description

FortiCloud account

Create a FortiCloud account if you do not have one. Launching FortiGate Cloud requires a FortiCloud account. A primary FortiCloud account can invite other users to launch FortiGate Cloud as secondary administrator/regular users. Some customers may be using their FortiCloud or FortiCare account. Merging these accounts to your FortiCloud account is strongly recommended.

FortiGate/FortiWifi license

You must register all FortiGate/FortiWifi devices on FortiCloud.

FortiGate Cloud entitlement

Purchase FortiGate Cloud licenses from Fortinet.

Internet access

You must have Internet access to create a FortiGate Cloud instance and to enable devices to communicate with and periodically send logs to FortiGate Cloud.

Browser

FortiGate Cloud supports Firefox, Chrome, and Edge.

For Management, FortiGate Cloud supports FortiOS 5.0.0 through 6.4. For devices that are running unsupported FortiOS versions, you can use the Remote Access feature.

FortiGate and FortiWifi models and associated firmware listed on FortiGate Cloud Configuration Management Supported Models support the configuration management functionality.

For Analysis, FortiGate Cloud supports all FortiOS versions.

FortiGate Cloud supports all high-end, mid-range, and entry-level FortiGate models. You can find more information about FortiGate models and specifications on the Fortinet website. All FortiWifi models support FortiGate Cloud.

The FortiGate does not require a hard drive if it uploads logs to FortiGate Cloud in real-time, which you can enable under Log Settings in FortiOS.

The following table lists port numbers that outbound traffic requires. On request, Fortinet can supply the destination IP addresses to add to an outbound policy, if required.

Purpose

Protocol

Port

Syslog, registration, quarantine, log, and report

TCP

443

OFTP

TCP

514

Management

TCP

541

Contract validation

TCP

443

Config portal

TCP

8443

Requirements

The following items are required before you can initialize FortiGate Cloud:

Requirement

Description

FortiCloud account

Create a FortiCloud account if you do not have one. Launching FortiGate Cloud requires a FortiCloud account. A primary FortiCloud account can invite other users to launch FortiGate Cloud as secondary administrator/regular users. Some customers may be using their FortiCloud or FortiCare account. Merging these accounts to your FortiCloud account is strongly recommended.

FortiGate/FortiWifi license

You must register all FortiGate/FortiWifi devices on FortiCloud.

FortiGate Cloud entitlement

Purchase FortiGate Cloud licenses from Fortinet.

Internet access

You must have Internet access to create a FortiGate Cloud instance and to enable devices to communicate with and periodically send logs to FortiGate Cloud.

Browser

FortiGate Cloud supports Firefox, Chrome, and Edge.

For Management, FortiGate Cloud supports FortiOS 5.0.0 through 6.4. For devices that are running unsupported FortiOS versions, you can use the Remote Access feature.

FortiGate and FortiWifi models and associated firmware listed on FortiGate Cloud Configuration Management Supported Models support the configuration management functionality.

For Analysis, FortiGate Cloud supports all FortiOS versions.

FortiGate Cloud supports all high-end, mid-range, and entry-level FortiGate models. You can find more information about FortiGate models and specifications on the Fortinet website. All FortiWifi models support FortiGate Cloud.

The FortiGate does not require a hard drive if it uploads logs to FortiGate Cloud in real-time, which you can enable under Log Settings in FortiOS.

The following table lists port numbers that outbound traffic requires. On request, Fortinet can supply the destination IP addresses to add to an outbound policy, if required.

Purpose

Protocol

Port

Syslog, registration, quarantine, log, and report

TCP

443

OFTP

TCP

514

Management

TCP

541

Contract validation

TCP

443

Config portal

TCP

8443