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Creating FortiFlex connectors

Creating FortiFlex connectors

You can configure a FortiFlex connector to allow FortiManager to assign licenses to managed FortiGate devices through the device manager. See Installing VM licenses on managed devices.

To create a FortiFlex connector:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Security Fabric > Endpoint/Identity.

  2. Click Create New, and select FortiFlex Connector.
    The Create New Fabric Connector - FortiFlex wizard opens.

  3. Enter the following information:

    Name Enter a name for the FortiFlex connector.
    Status Toggle the slider on or off to enable or disable the connector.
    API User Enter the username for your FortiFlex API user.
    API Password Enter the password for your FortiFlex API user.
    Program SN Enter your FortiFlex program SN.
  4. Click OK to save the connector.
    Once the connector has been created, it can be used to install VM licenses to managed FortiGate devices in the Device Manager.

Creating FortiFlex connectors

You can configure a FortiFlex connector to allow FortiManager to assign licenses to managed FortiGate devices through the device manager. See Installing VM licenses on managed devices.

To create a FortiFlex connector:
  1. Go to Policy & Objects > Security Fabric > Endpoint/Identity.

  2. Click Create New, and select FortiFlex Connector.
    The Create New Fabric Connector - FortiFlex wizard opens.

  3. Enter the following information:

    Name Enter a name for the FortiFlex connector.
    Status Toggle the slider on or off to enable or disable the connector.
    API User Enter the username for your FortiFlex API user.
    API Password Enter the password for your FortiFlex API user.
    Program SN Enter your FortiFlex program SN.
  4. Click OK to save the connector.
    Once the connector has been created, it can be used to install VM licenses to managed FortiGate devices in the Device Manager.