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Authorizing Branch for the Security Fabric

  1. You can authorize a FortiGate, FortiAP, or FortiSwitch to join the Security Fabric by using the device’s serial number, rather than sharing the password for the Security Fabric (the Group password option is not available FortiOS 6.0.3 and later). To authorize Branch, connect to Edge, and enter the following CLI command:

  2. To add Branch to the Security Fabric, connect to Branch, and go to Security Fabric > Settings.
  3. Enable FortiGate Telemetry. Set the Group name. Leave Group password blank (the Group password option is not available in FortiOS 6.0.3 and later). Enable Connect to upstream FortiGate. Set FortiGate IP to the IP address of the Edge tunnel interface.

  4. To verify that Branch is now part of the Security Fabric, connect to Edge, and go to Security Fabric > Settings. Branch appears in the Topology.

Authorizing Branch for the Security Fabric

  1. You can authorize a FortiGate, FortiAP, or FortiSwitch to join the Security Fabric by using the device’s serial number, rather than sharing the password for the Security Fabric (the Group password option is not available FortiOS 6.0.3 and later). To authorize Branch, connect to Edge, and enter the following CLI command:

  2. To add Branch to the Security Fabric, connect to Branch, and go to Security Fabric > Settings.
  3. Enable FortiGate Telemetry. Set the Group name. Leave Group password blank (the Group password option is not available in FortiOS 6.0.3 and later). Enable Connect to upstream FortiGate. Set FortiGate IP to the IP address of the Edge tunnel interface.

  4. To verify that Branch is now part of the Security Fabric, connect to Edge, and go to Security Fabric > Settings. Branch appears in the Topology.