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FortiAP and FortiSwitch

FortiAP and FortiSwitch devices can be authorized in the Security Fabric with one click. After connecting a FortiAP or FortiSwitch device to an authorized FortiGate, it will automatically be listed in the topology tree.

Note

If the default auto-auth-extension-device settings on the FortiAP or FortiSwitch have been modified, manual authorization in the Security Fabric may not be required.

For more information about configuring FortiAPs, see Configuring the FortiGate interface to manage FortiAP units and Discovering, authorizing, and deauthorizing FortiAP units.

For more information about configuring FortiSwitches, see Using the FortiGate GUI.

To authorize FortiAP and FortiSwitch devices:
  1. Connect the FortiAP or FortiSwitch device to a FortiGate.
  2. On the root FortiGate, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors. The new device is shown in the Topology tree.
  3. Click the device and select Authorize.

FortiAP and FortiSwitch

FortiAP and FortiSwitch devices can be authorized in the Security Fabric with one click. After connecting a FortiAP or FortiSwitch device to an authorized FortiGate, it will automatically be listed in the topology tree.

Note

If the default auto-auth-extension-device settings on the FortiAP or FortiSwitch have been modified, manual authorization in the Security Fabric may not be required.

For more information about configuring FortiAPs, see Configuring the FortiGate interface to manage FortiAP units and Discovering, authorizing, and deauthorizing FortiAP units.

For more information about configuring FortiSwitches, see Using the FortiGate GUI.

To authorize FortiAP and FortiSwitch devices:
  1. Connect the FortiAP or FortiSwitch device to a FortiGate.
  2. On the root FortiGate, go to Security Fabric > Fabric Connectors. The new device is shown in the Topology tree.
  3. Click the device and select Authorize.