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FortiMail

FortiMail can be added to the Security Fabric using either the gutter on the Fabric Connectors page, or by using the FortiMail certificate.

Authorizing using FortiOS

If the FortiMail was added to the Security Fabric but not pre-authorized, you can authorize it in FortiOS on the Fabric Connectors page.

To authorize FortiMail:
  1. Go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors.
  2. In the topology tree, hover over the FortiMail and click Authorize.

  3. Verify the certificate is correct, then click Accept.

Authorizing using FortiMail

To authorize FortiMail using a third-party or default certificate:
  1. Log in to FortiMail.
  2. Download the certificate. For example, in Chrome:
    1. In the left side of the address bar, click the icon to view the site information.
    2. Click Certificate.
    3. Click the Details tab, then click Copy to File.

    4. The Certificate Export Wizard opens. Click Next to continue.
    5. For the file format, select Base-64 encoded X.509 (.CER), then click Next.

    6. Browse to the folder location and enter a file name, then click Next.
    7. Click Finish, then click OK to close the dialog box.
  3. In FortiOS, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors and double-click the Security Fabric Setup card.
  4. Beside Device authorization, click Edit and configure the following:
    1. Enter the FortiMail serial number.
    2. For Authorization type, select Serial Number.
    3. For Certificate, upload the .CER file you saved previously.

    4. Click OK.
To join the Security Fabric from FortiMail:
  1. Go to System > Customization and click the Corporate Security Fabric tab.
  2. Click the toggle to enable the Fabric.
  3. Enter the Upstream IP Address (root FortiGate) and the Management IP of the FortiMail.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. In FortiOS, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors. The authorized FortiMail is now shown in the topology tree.

FortiMail

FortiMail can be added to the Security Fabric using either the gutter on the Fabric Connectors page, or by using the FortiMail certificate.

Authorizing using FortiOS

If the FortiMail was added to the Security Fabric but not pre-authorized, you can authorize it in FortiOS on the Fabric Connectors page.

To authorize FortiMail:
  1. Go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors.
  2. In the topology tree, hover over the FortiMail and click Authorize.

  3. Verify the certificate is correct, then click Accept.

Authorizing using FortiMail

To authorize FortiMail using a third-party or default certificate:
  1. Log in to FortiMail.
  2. Download the certificate. For example, in Chrome:
    1. In the left side of the address bar, click the icon to view the site information.
    2. Click Certificate.
    3. Click the Details tab, then click Copy to File.

    4. The Certificate Export Wizard opens. Click Next to continue.
    5. For the file format, select Base-64 encoded X.509 (.CER), then click Next.

    6. Browse to the folder location and enter a file name, then click Next.
    7. Click Finish, then click OK to close the dialog box.
  3. In FortiOS, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors and double-click the Security Fabric Setup card.
  4. Beside Device authorization, click Edit and configure the following:
    1. Enter the FortiMail serial number.
    2. For Authorization type, select Serial Number.
    3. For Certificate, upload the .CER file you saved previously.

    4. Click OK.
To join the Security Fabric from FortiMail:
  1. Go to System > Customization and click the Corporate Security Fabric tab.
  2. Click the toggle to enable the Fabric.
  3. Enter the Upstream IP Address (root FortiGate) and the Management IP of the FortiMail.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. In FortiOS, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors. The authorized FortiMail is now shown in the topology tree.