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Registering your FortiGate

You must register your FortiGate to receive firmware upgrades, FortiGuard updates, and access to Fortinet Support.

Before you register your FortiGate, it must be connected to the Internet.

  1. Connect to your FortiGate. A message appears that states that FortiCare registration is required. Select Register Now.

  2. To allow Fortinet Support to keep a complete list of your devices, you should use one account to register all of your Fortinet products.

    If you have a Fortinet Support account, set Action to Login.

    If you need to create an account, set Action to Create Account.

  3. Go to System > FortiGuard. In License Information, FortiCare Support appears as Registered.

  4. Your other FortiGuard licenses now show as licensed. There may be a delay before all of them appear as licensed.

Registering your FortiGate

You must register your FortiGate to receive firmware upgrades, FortiGuard updates, and access to Fortinet Support.

Before you register your FortiGate, it must be connected to the Internet.

  1. Connect to your FortiGate. A message appears that states that FortiCare registration is required. Select Register Now.

  2. To allow Fortinet Support to keep a complete list of your devices, you should use one account to register all of your Fortinet products.

    If you have a Fortinet Support account, set Action to Login.

    If you need to create an account, set Action to Create Account.

  3. Go to System > FortiGuard. In License Information, FortiCare Support appears as Registered.

  4. Your other FortiGuard licenses now show as licensed. There may be a delay before all of them appear as licensed.