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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

SSIDs

You can use the AP Manager to create and manage SSID groups.

To view SSIDs and SSID groups:
  1. Go to AP Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, go to Wifi Templates > SSID.

    The following options are available in the toolbar and right-click menu:

    Create New

    Create a new SSID (see Creating SSIDs) or SSID group.

    Edit

    Edit the selected SSID or group.

    Clone

    Clone the selected SSID or group.

    Delete

    Delete the selected SSID or group.

    Import

    Import SSIDs from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

    Where Used

    View where the SSID is used.

    Column Settings

    Adjust the visible columns.

To create a new SSID group:
  1. In the toolbar, click Create New > SSID Group. The Create New SSID Group windows opens.
  2. In the Name field, enter a name for the group.
  3. (Optional) In the Comment field, enter a brief description of the group
  4. (Optional) In the Members field, add SSIDs to the group .
  5. Click OK to create the SSID group.
To edit an SSID or groups:
  1. Select and SSID or group to edit.
  2. Open the SSID or Group.
    • Double-click the SSID or group.

    • In the toolbar, click Edit.

    • Right-click then select Edit.

    The Edit SSIDor Edit SSID Group window opens.

  3. Edit the settings as required. The SSID name and traffic mode cannot be edited.
  4. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete SSIDs or groups:
  1. Select the SSIDs and groups to delete.
  2. In the toolbar click Delete, or right-click and select Delete.
  3. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the selected SSIDs and groups.

    Deleting a group does not delete the SSIDs that are in the group.

To clone an SSID or group:
  1. Select an SSID or group.
  2. In the toolbar click Clone, or right-click the SSID or group name, and select Clone. The Clone SSID or Clone SSID Group dialog box opens.
  3. Edit the settings as required. An SSID's traffic mode cannot be edited.
  4. Click OK to clone the SSID.
To import an SSID:
  1. in the toolbar click Import. The Import dialog box opens.
  2. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a device from the list. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. From the Profile dropdown, select the SSID or SSIDs to be imported from the list.
  4. Click OK to import the SSID or SSIDs.

SSIDs

You can use the AP Manager to create and manage SSID groups.

To view SSIDs and SSID groups:
  1. Go to AP Manager.
  2. In the tree menu, go to Wifi Templates > SSID.

    The following options are available in the toolbar and right-click menu:

    Create New

    Create a new SSID (see Creating SSIDs) or SSID group.

    Edit

    Edit the selected SSID or group.

    Clone

    Clone the selected SSID or group.

    Delete

    Delete the selected SSID or group.

    Import

    Import SSIDs from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

    Where Used

    View where the SSID is used.

    Column Settings

    Adjust the visible columns.

To create a new SSID group:
  1. In the toolbar, click Create New > SSID Group. The Create New SSID Group windows opens.
  2. In the Name field, enter a name for the group.
  3. (Optional) In the Comment field, enter a brief description of the group
  4. (Optional) In the Members field, add SSIDs to the group .
  5. Click OK to create the SSID group.
To edit an SSID or groups:
  1. Select and SSID or group to edit.
  2. Open the SSID or Group.
    • Double-click the SSID or group.

    • In the toolbar, click Edit.

    • Right-click then select Edit.

    The Edit SSIDor Edit SSID Group window opens.

  3. Edit the settings as required. The SSID name and traffic mode cannot be edited.
  4. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete SSIDs or groups:
  1. Select the SSIDs and groups to delete.
  2. In the toolbar click Delete, or right-click and select Delete.
  3. Click OK in the confirmation dialog box to delete the selected SSIDs and groups.

    Deleting a group does not delete the SSIDs that are in the group.

To clone an SSID or group:
  1. Select an SSID or group.
  2. In the toolbar click Clone, or right-click the SSID or group name, and select Clone. The Clone SSID or Clone SSID Group dialog box opens.
  3. Edit the settings as required. An SSID's traffic mode cannot be edited.
  4. Click OK to clone the SSID.
To import an SSID:
  1. in the toolbar click Import. The Import dialog box opens.
  2. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a device from the list. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. From the Profile dropdown, select the SSID or SSIDs to be imported from the list.
  4. Click OK to import the SSID or SSIDs.