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Extender Manager for central managed FortiExtender devices

The Extender Manager allows you to create FortiExtender templates, SIM profiles, and Data plans. After a template is created, you can assign it to a managed device and install the profiles and plans on FortiExtender.

The FortiExtender module is always displayed in Central Management mode regardless of whether there is connection to a FortiExtender device.

To create profiles with the Extender Manager:
  1. Go to Extender Manager.

  2. Create a FortiExtender template.
    1. In the tree menu, go to Profiles > FortiExtender Templates.

    2. In the toolbar, click Create New. The Create New FortiExtender Template page opens.
    3. Enter the template Name and click OK.

  3. Import a FortiExtender template.
    1. In the toolbar, click Import. The Import FortiExtender Template dialog opens.
    2. Configure the template settings and click OK.

      After importing the template, the template will be assigned to the FortiExtender where the template was imported from.

  4. After creating a new template, the template can be assigned to an existing FortiExtender.

  5. Create a SIM profile.
    1. In the tree menu, go to Profiles > SIM Profile.
    2. In the toolbar click Create New. The Create New SIN Profile dialog opens.
    3. Configure the profile settings and click OK.

  6. Create a Data Plan profile.
    1. In the tree menu go to Profiles > Data Plan. The Create New Data Plan dialog opens.
    2. Configure the Data Plan profile settings and click OK.

  7. Link the SIM profile and Data Plan profile to the FortiExtender template.

  8. After the template is assigned to a FortiExtender, the changes to the SIM profiles and Data plans can be installed to the FortiGate and FortiExtender.

Extender Manager for central managed FortiExtender devices

The Extender Manager allows you to create FortiExtender templates, SIM profiles, and Data plans. After a template is created, you can assign it to a managed device and install the profiles and plans on FortiExtender.

The FortiExtender module is always displayed in Central Management mode regardless of whether there is connection to a FortiExtender device.

To create profiles with the Extender Manager:
  1. Go to Extender Manager.

  2. Create a FortiExtender template.
    1. In the tree menu, go to Profiles > FortiExtender Templates.

    2. In the toolbar, click Create New. The Create New FortiExtender Template page opens.
    3. Enter the template Name and click OK.

  3. Import a FortiExtender template.
    1. In the toolbar, click Import. The Import FortiExtender Template dialog opens.
    2. Configure the template settings and click OK.

      After importing the template, the template will be assigned to the FortiExtender where the template was imported from.

  4. After creating a new template, the template can be assigned to an existing FortiExtender.

  5. Create a SIM profile.
    1. In the tree menu, go to Profiles > SIM Profile.
    2. In the toolbar click Create New. The Create New SIN Profile dialog opens.
    3. Configure the profile settings and click OK.

  6. Create a Data Plan profile.
    1. In the tree menu go to Profiles > Data Plan. The Create New Data Plan dialog opens.
    2. Configure the Data Plan profile settings and click OK.

  7. Link the SIM profile and Data Plan profile to the FortiExtender template.

  8. After the template is assigned to a FortiExtender, the changes to the SIM profiles and Data plans can be installed to the FortiGate and FortiExtender.