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Detect FortiManager Cloud account level subscription 6.4.4

If a FortiCloud account has a FortiManager Cloud account level subscription (ALCI), a FortiGate registered to the FortiCloud account can recognize it and enable FortiManager Cloud central management.

To configure FortiManager Cloud central management:
  1. Register the FortiGate (see Registration). If the FortiCare account has a FortiManager Cloud contract (10 device limitation), the FortiGate is allowed to enable FortiManager Cloud.
  2. In FortiOS, verify the contract information to check the contract is valid:
    # diagnose test update info contract
    ...
    System contracts:
        ...
    Account contracts:
        FMGC,Thu Dec  2 16:00:00 2021
    ...
    
  3. Enable FortiManager Cloud:
    1. Go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors and double-click the FortiManager card.
    2. For Type, select FortiManager Cloud.

    3. Click OK.
  4. Verify the FortiManager Cloud status:
    # diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status
    Connection status: Handshake
    Registration status: Unknown
  5. In the FortiCloud portal, click the dropdown beside your user name and select Cloud Management > FortiManager.
  6. Click the corresponding account to launch the FortiManager Cloud instance.
  7. In FortiManager Cloud, go to Device Manger > Device & Groups. The FortiGate is now listed as synchronized managed device.

  8. In FortiOS, verify the FortiManager Cloud status again:
    # diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status
    Connection status: Up
    Registration status: Registered

Detect FortiManager Cloud account level subscription 6.4.4

If a FortiCloud account has a FortiManager Cloud account level subscription (ALCI), a FortiGate registered to the FortiCloud account can recognize it and enable FortiManager Cloud central management.

To configure FortiManager Cloud central management:
  1. Register the FortiGate (see Registration). If the FortiCare account has a FortiManager Cloud contract (10 device limitation), the FortiGate is allowed to enable FortiManager Cloud.
  2. In FortiOS, verify the contract information to check the contract is valid:
    # diagnose test update info contract
    ...
    System contracts:
        ...
    Account contracts:
        FMGC,Thu Dec  2 16:00:00 2021
    ...
    
  3. Enable FortiManager Cloud:
    1. Go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors and double-click the FortiManager card.
    2. For Type, select FortiManager Cloud.

    3. Click OK.
  4. Verify the FortiManager Cloud status:
    # diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status
    Connection status: Handshake
    Registration status: Unknown
  5. In the FortiCloud portal, click the dropdown beside your user name and select Cloud Management > FortiManager.
  6. Click the corresponding account to launch the FortiManager Cloud instance.
  7. In FortiManager Cloud, go to Device Manger > Device & Groups. The FortiGate is now listed as synchronized managed device.

  8. In FortiOS, verify the FortiManager Cloud status again:
    # diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status
    Connection status: Up
    Registration status: Registered