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Administration Guide

Creating cloud connectors

In order to use cloud orchestration with FortiManager, you must first configure a corresponding cloud orchestration connector to connect to the AWS server. After the cloud connector is created, you can select it from within a cloud orchestration configuration.

To create a cloud orchestration AWS connector:
  1. Go to Fabric View > Cloud Orchestration > Cloud Connectors.
  2. Click Create New. The Create New Cloud Orchestration AWS Connector dialog opens.
  3. Configure the connector settings:
    NameEnter a name for the cloud orchestration connector.
    Use Metadata IAM

    When this setting is enabled, FortiManager will use the IAM information provided in metadata to access the cloud service, and you do not need to provide the Access Key ID or Secret Access Key for the cloud service.

    This setting is disabled by default.

    Access Key IDEnter your access key ID created from the AWS IAM console.
    Secret Access KeyEnter your secret access key created from the AWS IAM console.
  4. Click OK to save your configuration.

In order to use cloud orchestration with FortiManager, you must first configure a corresponding cloud orchestration connector to connect to the AWS server. After the cloud connector is created, you can select it from within a cloud orchestration configuration.

To create a cloud orchestration AWS connector:
  1. Go to Fabric View > Cloud Orchestration > Cloud Connectors.
  2. Click Create New. The Create New Cloud Orchestration AWS Connector dialog opens.
  3. Configure the connector settings:
    NameEnter a name for the cloud orchestration connector.
    Use Metadata IAM

    When this setting is enabled, FortiManager will use the IAM information provided in metadata to access the cloud service, and you do not need to provide the Access Key ID or Secret Access Key for the cloud service.

    This setting is disabled by default.

    Access Key IDEnter your access key ID created from the AWS IAM console.
    Secret Access KeyEnter your secret access key created from the AWS IAM console.
  4. Click OK to save your configuration.