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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.

The following summarizes the FortiGate models and FortiOS versions that different FortiGate Cloud features support:

Feature

Models and versions

Configuration management

See FortiGate Cloud Configuration Management Supported Models.

The Remote Access feature is available for all models and versions.

Cloud logging and analysis

Any

FortiDeploy

FortiGate/FortiWiFi/POE desktop and 1U models up to 900D running FortiOS 5.2.2 and later. See FortiDeploy.

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 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.

The following summarizes the FortiGate models and FortiOS versions that different FortiGate Cloud features support:

Feature

Models and versions

Configuration management

See FortiGate Cloud Configuration Management Supported Models.

The Remote Access feature is available for all models and versions.

Cloud logging and analysis

Any

FortiDeploy

FortiGate/FortiWiFi/POE desktop and 1U models up to 900D running FortiOS 5.2.2 and later. See FortiDeploy.

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 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