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Administration Guide

WiFi profiles and settings for central management

When using AP Manager with central management enabled, you can configure the following profiles and settings:

  • SSIDs
  • Operation Profiles
    • FortiAP Profiles
    • QoS Profiles
    • FortiAP Configuration Profiles
  • Connectivity Profiles
    • MPSK Profiles
    • Bonjour Profiles
    • Bluetooth Profiles
  • Protection Profiles
    • WIDS Profiles
    • L3 Firewall Profiles
    • ARRP Profiles
  • WiFi Settings

Settings may vary for different ADOM versions.

The following steps provide an overview of using central management for access management:

  1. Enable central management of access points.

    See Enabling FortiAP central management.

  2. Create WiFi profiles.
  3. Assign profiles to FortiAP devices.

    See Assigning profiles to FortiAP devices.

  4. Install FortiAP profiles to devices.

    On the Device Manager pane, select the FortiGate device that controls the FortiAP device, then select Install > Install Config from the toolbar, and follow the prompts in the wizard. See Installing changes to FortiAP devices.

When using AP Manager with central management enabled, you can configure the following profiles and settings:

  • SSIDs
  • Operation Profiles
    • FortiAP Profiles
    • QoS Profiles
    • FortiAP Configuration Profiles
  • Connectivity Profiles
    • MPSK Profiles
    • Bonjour Profiles
    • Bluetooth Profiles
  • Protection Profiles
    • WIDS Profiles
    • L3 Firewall Profiles
    • ARRP Profiles
  • WiFi Settings

Settings may vary for different ADOM versions.

The following steps provide an overview of using central management for access management:

  1. Enable central management of access points.

    See Enabling FortiAP central management.

  2. Create WiFi profiles.
  3. Assign profiles to FortiAP devices.

    See Assigning profiles to FortiAP devices.

  4. Install FortiAP profiles to devices.

    On the Device Manager pane, select the FortiGate device that controls the FortiAP device, then select Install > Install Config from the toolbar, and follow the prompts in the wizard. See Installing changes to FortiAP devices.