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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

Bluetooth profiles

You can create, edit, and import Bluetooth profiles, or view where a profile is used. When you create AP profiles, you can select a Bluetooh profile.

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Bluetooth profiles are not available in version 5.4 ADOMs.

To view and Bluetooth profiles:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > Bluetooth Profile (or from the tabs in version 5.6 ADOMs).

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

    Create New

    Create a new Bluetooth profile.

    Edit

    Edit the selected Bluetooth profile.

    Delete

    Delete the selected Bluetooth profile.

    Clone

    Clone the selected Bluetooth profile.

    Import

    Import Bluetooth profiles from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

To create a new Bluetooth profile:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > Bluetooth Profile (or from the tabs in version 5.6 ADOMs).
  3. In the toolbar, click Create New.

    The Create New Bluetooth Profile pane opens.

  4. Enter the following information, and click OK to create the Bluetooth profile:

    Name

    Enter a name for the profile.

    Comments

    Optionally, enter comments.

    Advertising

    Select the advertising types: iBeacon, Eddystone-UID, and Eddystone-URL.

    iBeacon UUID

    The iBeacon Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is automatically assigned, but can be manually reset (63 characters).

    Major ID

    The major ID (1 - 65535, default = 1000).

    Minor ID

    The minor ID (1 - 65535, default = 2000).

    Eddystone Namespace

    The eddystone namespace ID (10 characters).

    Eddystone Instance

    The eddystone instance ID (6 characters).

    Eddystone URL

    The eddystone URL (127 characters).

    TX Power

    Transmit power level:

    0 = -21 dBm

    1 = -18 dBm

    2 = -15 dBm

    3 = -12 dBm

    4 = -9 dBm

    5 = -6 dBm

    6 = -3 dBm

    7 = 0 dBm

    8 = 1 dBm

    9 = 2 dBm

    10 = 3 dBm

    11 = 4 dBm

    12 = 5 dBm

    Beacon Interval

    The beacon interval, in milliseconds (40 - 3500, default = 100).

    BLE Scanning

    Enable/disable Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) scanning.

    Advanced Options

    Enter the eddystone encoded URL hexadecimal string size (54 characters) in the eddystone-url-encode-hex field.

To edit a Bluetooth profile:
  1. Select the profile to edit.
  2. In the toolbar, click Edit.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Edit, or double-click a profile.

    The Edit Bluetooth Profile pane opens.

  3. Edit the settings as required.
  4. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete Bluetooth profiles:
  1. Select the profile or profiles to be deleted.
  2. In the toolbar, click Delete.

    Alternatively, right-click the profile and select Delete.

  3. Click OK.
To clone a Bluetooth profile:
  1. Select a profile in the list.
  2. In the toolbar, click Clone.

    Alternatvely, right-click a profile and select Clone.

    The Clone Bluetooth Profile pane opens.

  3. Edit the name of the profile, then edit the remaining settings as required.
  4. Click OK to clone the profile.
To import a Bluetooth profile:
  1. In the toolbar, click Import.

    The Import dialog opens.

  2. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a device. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. From the Profiles dropdown, select a profile.
  4. Click OK.

Bluetooth profiles

You can create, edit, and import Bluetooth profiles, or view where a profile is used. When you create AP profiles, you can select a Bluetooh profile.

note icon

Bluetooth profiles are not available in version 5.4 ADOMs.

To view and Bluetooth profiles:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > Bluetooth Profile (or from the tabs in version 5.6 ADOMs).

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

    Create New

    Create a new Bluetooth profile.

    Edit

    Edit the selected Bluetooth profile.

    Delete

    Delete the selected Bluetooth profile.

    Clone

    Clone the selected Bluetooth profile.

    Import

    Import Bluetooth profiles from a connected FortiGate (toolbar only).

To create a new Bluetooth profile:
  1. If using ADOMs, ensure that you are in the correct ADOM.
  2. Go to AP Manager > WiFi Templates > Bluetooth Profile (or from the tabs in version 5.6 ADOMs).
  3. In the toolbar, click Create New.

    The Create New Bluetooth Profile pane opens.

  4. Enter the following information, and click OK to create the Bluetooth profile:

    Name

    Enter a name for the profile.

    Comments

    Optionally, enter comments.

    Advertising

    Select the advertising types: iBeacon, Eddystone-UID, and Eddystone-URL.

    iBeacon UUID

    The iBeacon Universally Unique Identifier (UUID) is automatically assigned, but can be manually reset (63 characters).

    Major ID

    The major ID (1 - 65535, default = 1000).

    Minor ID

    The minor ID (1 - 65535, default = 2000).

    Eddystone Namespace

    The eddystone namespace ID (10 characters).

    Eddystone Instance

    The eddystone instance ID (6 characters).

    Eddystone URL

    The eddystone URL (127 characters).

    TX Power

    Transmit power level:

    0 = -21 dBm

    1 = -18 dBm

    2 = -15 dBm

    3 = -12 dBm

    4 = -9 dBm

    5 = -6 dBm

    6 = -3 dBm

    7 = 0 dBm

    8 = 1 dBm

    9 = 2 dBm

    10 = 3 dBm

    11 = 4 dBm

    12 = 5 dBm

    Beacon Interval

    The beacon interval, in milliseconds (40 - 3500, default = 100).

    BLE Scanning

    Enable/disable Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) scanning.

    Advanced Options

    Enter the eddystone encoded URL hexadecimal string size (54 characters) in the eddystone-url-encode-hex field.

To edit a Bluetooth profile:
  1. Select the profile to edit.
  2. In the toolbar, click Edit.

    Alternatively, you can right-click the profile and select Edit, or double-click a profile.

    The Edit Bluetooth Profile pane opens.

  3. Edit the settings as required.
  4. Click OK to apply your changes.
To delete Bluetooth profiles:
  1. Select the profile or profiles to be deleted.
  2. In the toolbar, click Delete.

    Alternatively, right-click the profile and select Delete.

  3. Click OK.
To clone a Bluetooth profile:
  1. Select a profile in the list.
  2. In the toolbar, click Clone.

    Alternatvely, right-click a profile and select Clone.

    The Clone Bluetooth Profile pane opens.

  3. Edit the name of the profile, then edit the remaining settings as required.
  4. Click OK to clone the profile.
To import a Bluetooth profile:
  1. In the toolbar, click Import.

    The Import dialog opens.

  2. From the FortiGate dropdown, select a device. The list will include all of the devices in the current ADOM.
  3. From the Profiles dropdown, select a profile.
  4. Click OK.