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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Map a dynamic device group

When you create and edit a device group, you can choose whether to use the FortiManager ADOM or the FortiGate device to manage members for the device group.

To create a dynamic device group:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Object Configurations > User & Device > Customer Devices & Groups.
  3. From the Create New menu, select Device Group.
  4. Complete the following options, then click OK.

    Group Name

    Type a name for the device group.

    Managed on ADOM

    Specify whether to use the FortiManager ADOM or the FortiGate device to manage members for the device group. When you select the Managed on ADOM checkbox, the FortiManager ADOM manages members for the object, and you must specify members for the object. When you clear the Manage on ADOM checkbox, the FortiGate device manages members for the object, and you must specify members by using FortiGate, not FortiManager.

    Members

    Select members for the device group.

    Comments

    (Optional) Type a comment.

    Per-Device Mapping

    Select to enable dynamic mapping for a device.

Map a dynamic device group

When you create and edit a device group, you can choose whether to use the FortiManager ADOM or the FortiGate device to manage members for the device group.

To create a dynamic device group:
  1. Ensure you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to Policy & Objects > Object Configurations > User & Device > Customer Devices & Groups.
  3. From the Create New menu, select Device Group.
  4. Complete the following options, then click OK.

    Group Name

    Type a name for the device group.

    Managed on ADOM

    Specify whether to use the FortiManager ADOM or the FortiGate device to manage members for the device group. When you select the Managed on ADOM checkbox, the FortiManager ADOM manages members for the object, and you must specify members for the object. When you clear the Manage on ADOM checkbox, the FortiGate device manages members for the object, and you must specify members by using FortiGate, not FortiManager.

    Members

    Select members for the device group.

    Comments

    (Optional) Type a comment.

    Per-Device Mapping

    Select to enable dynamic mapping for a device.