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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Creating threat feed connectors

You can create threat feed connectors for FortiGuard categories, firewall IP addresses, and domain names.

To create threat feed connectors:
  1. Go to Fabric View > Fabric > Connectors, and click Create New. The Create New Fabric Connector wizard is displayed.
  2. Under Threat Feeds, select FortiGuard Category, IP Address, Domain Name, or Malware Hash, and click Next.
  3. Configure the following options, and then click OK:

    Name

    Type a name for the fabric connector object.

    URI of external resource

    Type the link to an external text file. The path must start with http://, https://, or fmg://, for example, http://example.com/url.

    HTTP Basic Authentication

    Toggle On to enable basic HTTP authentication, and type a username and password.

    Toggle Off to disable basic HTTP authentication.

    Category ID

    Type the category ID. The ID is between 192 and 221.

    Available only when Type displays Domain List.

    Refresh Rate

    The time in minutes to refresh the external resource.

    Comments

    (Optional) Type comments about the connector.

    Status

    Toggle On to enable the fabric connector object. Toggle OFF to disable the fabric connector object.

Creating threat feed connectors

You can create threat feed connectors for FortiGuard categories, firewall IP addresses, and domain names.

To create threat feed connectors:
  1. Go to Fabric View > Fabric > Connectors, and click Create New. The Create New Fabric Connector wizard is displayed.
  2. Under Threat Feeds, select FortiGuard Category, IP Address, Domain Name, or Malware Hash, and click Next.
  3. Configure the following options, and then click OK:

    Name

    Type a name for the fabric connector object.

    URI of external resource

    Type the link to an external text file. The path must start with http://, https://, or fmg://, for example, http://example.com/url.

    HTTP Basic Authentication

    Toggle On to enable basic HTTP authentication, and type a username and password.

    Toggle Off to disable basic HTTP authentication.

    Category ID

    Type the category ID. The ID is between 192 and 221.

    Available only when Type displays Domain List.

    Refresh Rate

    The time in minutes to refresh the external resource.

    Comments

    (Optional) Type comments about the connector.

    Status

    Toggle On to enable the fabric connector object. Toggle OFF to disable the fabric connector object.