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Using Fortinet recommended profiles

FortiManager includes factory default SSID and FortiAP profiles recommended by Fortinet.

The Fortinet recommended profiles are based on Fortinet security best practices, and they are created based on the most relevant network topologies Fortinet sees with customer implementation. The configuration is validated by Fortinet field engineers and security experts.

The following Fortinet recommended FortiAP profiles and SSIDs are available:

AP Profiles

SSIDs

  • Basic_Data_Fortinet_Default
  • High_Throughput_Data_Dual5GHz_Fortinet_Default
  • High_Throughput_Data_Fortinet_Default
  • RTLS_Presence_Fortinet_Default
  • Voice_Enterprise_Fortinet_Default
  • Enterprise_Fortinet_Default
  • Guest_Fortinet_Default
  • IoT_Fortinet_Default
  • Voice_Fortinet_Default

You can use recommended templates by activating them from the AP Manager > Operation Profiles > FortiAP Profiles and AP Manager > SSIDsmenu in FortiManager and then configuring them to meet your requirements.

This topic includes the following information:

Fortinet recommended SSID profiles

To use Fortinet recommended SSID profiles:
  1. Go to AP Manager > SSIDs to view the default SSID profiles.
    The recommended default SSID profiles are displayed.

  2. Right click on a recommended SSID and click View to view its details.

  3. Right-click on a recommended SSID and click Activate.

  4. Enter a name for the SSID and configure the remaining settings as needed.

  5. Assign the SSID to an AP profile, and then assign the AP profile to a FortiAP.

Fortinet recommended FortiAP profiles

To use Fortinet recommended FortiAP profiles:
  1. Go to AP Manager > Operation Profiles > FortiAP Profiles to view the default FortiAP profiles.

  2. Right click on a recommended AP profile and click View to view its details.

  3. Right-click on a recommended profile and click Activate.

  4. Select the platform type for the profile.

  5. Enter a name for the AP profile and configure the remaining settings if required.

FortiManager includes factory default SSID and FortiAP profiles recommended by Fortinet.

The Fortinet recommended profiles are based on Fortinet security best practices, and they are created based on the most relevant network topologies Fortinet sees with customer implementation. The configuration is validated by Fortinet field engineers and security experts.

The following Fortinet recommended FortiAP profiles and SSIDs are available:

AP Profiles

SSIDs

  • Basic_Data_Fortinet_Default
  • High_Throughput_Data_Dual5GHz_Fortinet_Default
  • High_Throughput_Data_Fortinet_Default
  • RTLS_Presence_Fortinet_Default
  • Voice_Enterprise_Fortinet_Default
  • Enterprise_Fortinet_Default
  • Guest_Fortinet_Default
  • IoT_Fortinet_Default
  • Voice_Fortinet_Default

You can use recommended templates by activating them from the AP Manager > Operation Profiles > FortiAP Profiles and AP Manager > SSIDsmenu in FortiManager and then configuring them to meet your requirements.

This topic includes the following information:

Fortinet recommended SSID profiles

To use Fortinet recommended SSID profiles:
  1. Go to AP Manager > SSIDs to view the default SSID profiles.
    The recommended default SSID profiles are displayed.

  2. Right click on a recommended SSID and click View to view its details.

  3. Right-click on a recommended SSID and click Activate.

  4. Enter a name for the SSID and configure the remaining settings as needed.

  5. Assign the SSID to an AP profile, and then assign the AP profile to a FortiAP.

Fortinet recommended FortiAP profiles

To use Fortinet recommended FortiAP profiles:
  1. Go to AP Manager > Operation Profiles > FortiAP Profiles to view the default FortiAP profiles.

  2. Right click on a recommended AP profile and click View to view its details.

  3. Right-click on a recommended profile and click Activate.

  4. Select the platform type for the profile.

  5. Enter a name for the AP profile and configure the remaining settings if required.