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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

FortiExtender

FortiExtender is centrally managed from the Device Manager pane. When a FortiGate in the ADOM has managed FortiExtender devices, they are listed in an All FortiExtender group.

To view managed FortiExtender devices, go to Device Manager > Extender.

The following information is displayed:

Device Name

The name of the FortiGate device that is managing the FortiExtender.

Serial Number

The serial number of the FortiExtender.

Priority

The FortiExtender priority, either Primary or Secondary.

Model

The FortiExtender model.

Management Status

The FortiExtender management status, either Authorized or Deauthorized.

Status

The FortiExtender status, either Up or Down.

Network

The FortiExtender network status and carrier name.

Current Usage

The current data usage.

Last Month Usage

The data usage for the last month.

Version

The FortiExtender firmware version.

IP

The FortiExtender IP address.

The right-click menu and toolbar options include:

Refresh

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Refresh in the menu to refresh the information displayed.

Edit

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Edit in the menu to edit the FortiExtender modem settings, PPP authentication, general, GSM/LTE, and CDMA settings.

Upgrade

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Upgrade in the menu to upgrade the FortiExtender firmware.

Authorize

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Authorize in the menu to authorize the unit for management.

Deauthorize

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Deauthorize in the menu to deauthorize the unit for management.

Restart

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Restart in the menu to restart the unit.

Set Primary

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Set Primary in the menu to set the unit as the primary device.

Status

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Status in the menu to view status information including system status, modem status, and data usage.

To edit a FortiExtender:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Extender.
  2. Select a FortiExtender and click Edit in the toolbar, or right-click the FortiExtender device, and select Edit. The Edit FortiExtender page opens.
  3. Configure the following settings, then click OK to save the setting:

    Modem Settings

    Configure the dial mode, redial limit, and quota limit.

    PPP Authentication

    Configure the user name, password, and authentication protocol.

    General

    Configure the usage cycle reset day, AT dial script, modem password, and enable/disable allowing network initiated updates to modem setting.

    GSM / LTE

    Configure the access point name (APN), SIM PIN, and LTE multiple mode.

    CDMA

    Configure the NAI, AAA shared secret, HA shared secret, primary HA, secondary HA, AAA SPI, and HA SPI.

FortiExtender

FortiExtender is centrally managed from the Device Manager pane. When a FortiGate in the ADOM has managed FortiExtender devices, they are listed in an All FortiExtender group.

To view managed FortiExtender devices, go to Device Manager > Extender.

The following information is displayed:

Device Name

The name of the FortiGate device that is managing the FortiExtender.

Serial Number

The serial number of the FortiExtender.

Priority

The FortiExtender priority, either Primary or Secondary.

Model

The FortiExtender model.

Management Status

The FortiExtender management status, either Authorized or Deauthorized.

Status

The FortiExtender status, either Up or Down.

Network

The FortiExtender network status and carrier name.

Current Usage

The current data usage.

Last Month Usage

The data usage for the last month.

Version

The FortiExtender firmware version.

IP

The FortiExtender IP address.

The right-click menu and toolbar options include:

Refresh

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Refresh in the menu to refresh the information displayed.

Edit

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Edit in the menu to edit the FortiExtender modem settings, PPP authentication, general, GSM/LTE, and CDMA settings.

Upgrade

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Upgrade in the menu to upgrade the FortiExtender firmware.

Authorize

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Authorize in the menu to authorize the unit for management.

Deauthorize

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Deauthorize in the menu to deauthorize the unit for management.

Restart

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Restart in the menu to restart the unit.

Set Primary

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Set Primary in the menu to set the unit as the primary device.

Status

Select a FortiExtender in the list, right-click, and select Status in the menu to view status information including system status, modem status, and data usage.

To edit a FortiExtender:
  1. Go to Device Manager > Extender.
  2. Select a FortiExtender and click Edit in the toolbar, or right-click the FortiExtender device, and select Edit. The Edit FortiExtender page opens.
  3. Configure the following settings, then click OK to save the setting:

    Modem Settings

    Configure the dial mode, redial limit, and quota limit.

    PPP Authentication

    Configure the user name, password, and authentication protocol.

    General

    Configure the usage cycle reset day, AT dial script, modem password, and enable/disable allowing network initiated updates to modem setting.

    GSM / LTE

    Configure the access point name (APN), SIM PIN, and LTE multiple mode.

    CDMA

    Configure the NAI, AAA shared secret, HA shared secret, primary HA, secondary HA, AAA SPI, and HA SPI.