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Configuring central management on Edge

  1. On Edge, go to System > Settings.
  2. In the Central Management section, select FortiManager and enter the IP/Domain Name.

  3. Click Apply and a message appears stating that the FortiGate’s message was received by the FortiManager and is now waiting for confirmation.

  4. On the FortiManager, go to Device Manager > Unregistered Devices.
  5. Select External and then select Add.

  6. Add Edge to the root ADOM.

  7. Edge is now on the Managed FortiGates list and is part of a Security Fabric group. The * beside Edge indicates that it is the root FortiGate in the Security Fabric.

  8. Connect to Edge. A message indicates that the FortiGate is now managed by a FortiManager.

    Click Login Read-Only.

  9. On Edge, go to System > Settings.
  10. In the Central Management section, the Status is now Registered on FortiManager.

  11. For each FortiGate in the Security Fabric, ensure the interface connected to Edge allows FMG-Access.
  12. Configure central management for all the other FortiGates in the Security Fabric.

Configuring central management on Edge

  1. On Edge, go to System > Settings.
  2. In the Central Management section, select FortiManager and enter the IP/Domain Name.

  3. Click Apply and a message appears stating that the FortiGate’s message was received by the FortiManager and is now waiting for confirmation.

  4. On the FortiManager, go to Device Manager > Unregistered Devices.
  5. Select External and then select Add.

  6. Add Edge to the root ADOM.

  7. Edge is now on the Managed FortiGates list and is part of a Security Fabric group. The * beside Edge indicates that it is the root FortiGate in the Security Fabric.

  8. Connect to Edge. A message indicates that the FortiGate is now managed by a FortiManager.

    Click Login Read-Only.

  9. On Edge, go to System > Settings.
  10. In the Central Management section, the Status is now Registered on FortiManager.

  11. For each FortiGate in the Security Fabric, ensure the interface connected to Edge allows FMG-Access.
  12. Configure central management for all the other FortiGates in the Security Fabric.