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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

SSIDs

To view SSIDs and SSID groups, go to AP Manager > WiFi Profiles, and select SSID in the tree menu.

The following options are available in the toolbar and right-click menu:

Create New

Create a new SSID (see Creating SSIDs) or SSID group.

Edit

Edit the selected SSID or group.

Clone

Clone the selected SSID or group.

Delete

Delete the selected SSID or group.

Import

Import SSIDs from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

Where Used

View where the SSID is used.

Column Settings

Adjust the visible columns.

To create a new SSID group:
  1. On the SSID pane, click Create New > SSID Group in the toolbar. The Create New SSID Group windows opens.
  2. Enter a name for the group in the Name field.
  3. Optionally, enter a brief description of the group in the Comment box.
  4. Optionally, add SSIDs to the group in the Members field.
  5. Click OK to create the SSID group.
To edit an SSID or groups:
  1. Either double-click on an SSID, select as SSID and then click Edit in the toolbar, or right-click then select Edit from the menu. The Edit SSIDor Edit SSID Group window opens.
  2. Edit the settings as required. The SSID name and traffic mode cannot be edited.
  3. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete SSIDs or groups:
  1. Select the SSIDs and groups that you would like to delete.
  2. Either click Delete in the toolbar, or right-click and select Delete.
  3. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the selected SSIDs and groups.

    Deleting a group does not delete the SSIDs that are in the group.

To clone an SSID or group:
  1. Either select an SSID or group and click Clone in the toolbar, or right-click on the SSID or group name, and select Clone. The Clone SSID or Clone SSID Group dialog box opens.
  2. Edit the settings as required. An SSID's traffic mode cannot be edited.
  3. Click OK to clone the SSID.
To import an SSID:
  1. Click Import in the toolbar. The Import dialog box opens.
  2. Select a FortiGate from the dropdown list. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. Select the SSID or SSIDs to be imported from the Profile dropdown list.
  4. Click OK to import the SSID or SSIDs.

SSIDs

To view SSIDs and SSID groups, go to AP Manager > WiFi Profiles, and select SSID in the tree menu.

The following options are available in the toolbar and right-click menu:

Create New

Create a new SSID (see Creating SSIDs) or SSID group.

Edit

Edit the selected SSID or group.

Clone

Clone the selected SSID or group.

Delete

Delete the selected SSID or group.

Import

Import SSIDs from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

Where Used

View where the SSID is used.

Column Settings

Adjust the visible columns.

To create a new SSID group:
  1. On the SSID pane, click Create New > SSID Group in the toolbar. The Create New SSID Group windows opens.
  2. Enter a name for the group in the Name field.
  3. Optionally, enter a brief description of the group in the Comment box.
  4. Optionally, add SSIDs to the group in the Members field.
  5. Click OK to create the SSID group.
To edit an SSID or groups:
  1. Either double-click on an SSID, select as SSID and then click Edit in the toolbar, or right-click then select Edit from the menu. The Edit SSIDor Edit SSID Group window opens.
  2. Edit the settings as required. The SSID name and traffic mode cannot be edited.
  3. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete SSIDs or groups:
  1. Select the SSIDs and groups that you would like to delete.
  2. Either click Delete in the toolbar, or right-click and select Delete.
  3. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the selected SSIDs and groups.

    Deleting a group does not delete the SSIDs that are in the group.

To clone an SSID or group:
  1. Either select an SSID or group and click Clone in the toolbar, or right-click on the SSID or group name, and select Clone. The Clone SSID or Clone SSID Group dialog box opens.
  2. Edit the settings as required. An SSID's traffic mode cannot be edited.
  3. Click OK to clone the SSID.
To import an SSID:
  1. Click Import in the toolbar. The Import dialog box opens.
  2. Select a FortiGate from the dropdown list. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. Select the SSID or SSIDs to be imported from the Profile dropdown list.
  4. Click OK to import the SSID or SSIDs.