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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Authorizing unknown APs

FortiManager can now authorize unknown APs that are connected to a managed FortiGate.

To authorize unknown APs:
  1. Enable JSON API access to Read-Write. See To enable read-write JSON API access.
  2. In the tree menu, select the group or FortiGate that contains the unknown FortiAP devices to be authorized.

  3. Select the unknown FortiAP devices and either click More > Authorize from the toolbar, or right-click and select Authorize.
  4. Wait awhile and then select the APs and click More > Refresh.

    APs are now online and displayed.

You must enable JSON API access to Read-Write to be able to authorize unknown FortiAP devices.

Authorizing unknown APs

FortiManager can now authorize unknown APs that are connected to a managed FortiGate.

To authorize unknown APs:
  1. Enable JSON API access to Read-Write. See To enable read-write JSON API access.
  2. In the tree menu, select the group or FortiGate that contains the unknown FortiAP devices to be authorized.

  3. Select the unknown FortiAP devices and either click More > Authorize from the toolbar, or right-click and select Authorize.
  4. Wait awhile and then select the APs and click More > Refresh.

    APs are now online and displayed.

You must enable JSON API access to Read-Write to be able to authorize unknown FortiAP devices.