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Creating an SSID

  1. To create an SSID for guest users, go to WiFi & Switch Controller > SSID and create a new SSID.

  2. Set Traffic Mode to Tunnel. Assign an IP/Network Mask to the interface and enable DHCP Server.

  3. Under WiFi Settings, set the following:

    • Security Mode to Captive Portal

    • Portal Type to Authentication

    • User Groups to the guest user group

  4. To broadcast the new SSID, go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and edit the profile used by the FortiAP.

  5. Under Radio 1 set SSIDs to include the new SSID.

Creating an SSID

  1. To create an SSID for guest users, go to WiFi & Switch Controller > SSID and create a new SSID.

  2. Set Traffic Mode to Tunnel. Assign an IP/Network Mask to the interface and enable DHCP Server.

  3. Under WiFi Settings, set the following:

    • Security Mode to Captive Portal

    • Portal Type to Authentication

    • User Groups to the guest user group

  4. To broadcast the new SSID, go to WiFi & Switch Controller > FortiAP Profiles and edit the profile used by the FortiAP.

  5. Under Radio 1 set SSIDs to include the new SSID.