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Simplify Fabric approval workflow for FortiAnalyzer 7.0.1

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When connecting to FortiAnalyzer in the Security Fabric, an Authorize button is displayed when the FortiGate has not be authorized on the FortiAnalyzer side. This opens a shortcut to log in to the FortiAnalyzer and approve the FortiGate. FortiAnalyzer 7.0.1 is required.

To authorize FortiAnalyzer:
  1. In FortiAnalyzer, configure the authorization address and port:
    1. Go to System Settings > Admin > Admin Settings.
    2. In the Fabric Authorization section, enter an Authorization Address and Authorization Port. This is used to access the FortiAnalyzer login screen.

    3. Click Apply.
  2. In FortiOS, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors and double-click the FortiAnalyzer Logging card.
  3. Enter the FortiAnalyzer IP.
  4. Click OK. The FortiAnalyzer Status (in the right-side gutter) is Unauthorized.

  5. Click Authorize. You are redirected to a login screen.
  6. Enter the username and password, then click Login.

    The authorization dialog opens.

  7. Select Approve and click OK to authorize the FortiGate.

  8. In FortiOS, refresh the FortiAnalyzer Logging page. The FortiAnalyzer Status is Authorized.

When connecting to FortiAnalyzer in the Security Fabric, an Authorize button is displayed when the FortiGate has not be authorized on the FortiAnalyzer side. This opens a shortcut to log in to the FortiAnalyzer and approve the FortiGate. FortiAnalyzer 7.0.1 is required.

To authorize FortiAnalyzer:
  1. In FortiAnalyzer, configure the authorization address and port:
    1. Go to System Settings > Admin > Admin Settings.
    2. In the Fabric Authorization section, enter an Authorization Address and Authorization Port. This is used to access the FortiAnalyzer login screen.

    3. Click Apply.
  2. In FortiOS, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors and double-click the FortiAnalyzer Logging card.
  3. Enter the FortiAnalyzer IP.
  4. Click OK. The FortiAnalyzer Status (in the right-side gutter) is Unauthorized.

  5. Click Authorize. You are redirected to a login screen.
  6. Enter the username and password, then click Login.

    The authorization dialog opens.

  7. Select Approve and click OK to authorize the FortiGate.

  8. In FortiOS, refresh the FortiAnalyzer Logging page. The FortiAnalyzer Status is Authorized.