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Configuring FortiOS

This section explains how to enable management of FortiGate by FortiManager Cloud.

To configure FortiOS:
  1. In FortiOS, enable FortiManager Cloud.
    1. Go to Security Fabric > Settings, and enable Central Management.
    2. Click FortiManager Cloud, and then Apply.
    3. The FortiManager Cloud button is only available when you have a FortiManager Cloud product entitlement; the FortiManager Cloud button is not available without a FortiManager Cloud product entitlement.

  2. In the FortiManager Cloud instance, go to Device Manager and authorize the FortiGate.

    When using FortiGate to enable FortiManager Cloud, the FortiGate device appears as an unauthorized device.

    After authorizing the FortiGate, the FortiGate becomes a managed device.

    When successfully authorized, the central management status displays as Registered on FortiManager.

Configuring FortiOS

This section explains how to enable management of FortiGate by FortiManager Cloud.

To configure FortiOS:
  1. In FortiOS, enable FortiManager Cloud.
    1. Go to Security Fabric > Settings, and enable Central Management.
    2. Click FortiManager Cloud, and then Apply.
    3. The FortiManager Cloud button is only available when you have a FortiManager Cloud product entitlement; the FortiManager Cloud button is not available without a FortiManager Cloud product entitlement.

  2. In the FortiManager Cloud instance, go to Device Manager and authorize the FortiGate.

    When using FortiGate to enable FortiManager Cloud, the FortiGate device appears as an unauthorized device.

    After authorizing the FortiGate, the FortiGate becomes a managed device.

    When successfully authorized, the central management status displays as Registered on FortiManager.