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FortiManager detects an unauthorized FortiAP connected to a managed FortiGate

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

Note

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

To enable read-write JSON API access:
  1. Go to System Settings > Administrators.
  2. Double-click the Admin account to open it for editing.

    The Edit Administrator pane opens.

  3. Beside JSON API Access, select Read-Write, and click OK.
To authorize unknown APs:
  1. Go to AP Manager > Managed APs.
  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.

FortiManager detects an unauthorized FortiAP connected to a managed FortiGate

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

Note

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

To enable read-write JSON API access:
  1. Go to System Settings > Administrators.
  2. Double-click the Admin account to open it for editing.

    The Edit Administrator pane opens.

  3. Beside JSON API Access, select Read-Write, and click OK.
To authorize unknown APs:
  1. Go to AP Manager > Managed APs.
  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.