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Administration Guide

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Requesting an account

  1. Connect to the network.
  2. Open a browser. The Isolation message is displayed briefly.
  3. The browser is redirected to the Registration page.
  4. On the Registration page, click the Self Registration option. A request form is displayed.
  5. Fill in the form and click Request Guest Access. Depending on the configuration of the web page, you may be required to enter the email address of a sponsor. A sponsor is a person who has access to the FortiNAC administration program and can approve or deny your access request.
  6. The browser displays a welcome message and asks you to wait. You can click Cancel if you wish to cancel the request.
  7. The request expires if it is not responded to within the number of minutes configured in the portal. The default is 20 minutes.
  8. When the sponsor approves the request, you are taken to the Login screen. Depending on the portal configuration, credentials are filled in automatically, they are sent to the guest via email and in an SMS message.
  9. Click Login on the Welcome page. The the Success page is displayed.
  10. A message is displayed indicating that your network is being reconfigured and to close and reopen the browser. Close the browser and reopen it. You are now on the Production network and should be able to access the internet freely.
  11. If you shut down your computer and access the network again later, you must open a browser and login again. If cookies are enabled on your computer, the login screen is displayed and the User Name and Password fields may be pre-populated.

Requesting an account

  1. Connect to the network.
  2. Open a browser. The Isolation message is displayed briefly.
  3. The browser is redirected to the Registration page.
  4. On the Registration page, click the Self Registration option. A request form is displayed.
  5. Fill in the form and click Request Guest Access. Depending on the configuration of the web page, you may be required to enter the email address of a sponsor. A sponsor is a person who has access to the FortiNAC administration program and can approve or deny your access request.
  6. The browser displays a welcome message and asks you to wait. You can click Cancel if you wish to cancel the request.
  7. The request expires if it is not responded to within the number of minutes configured in the portal. The default is 20 minutes.
  8. When the sponsor approves the request, you are taken to the Login screen. Depending on the portal configuration, credentials are filled in automatically, they are sent to the guest via email and in an SMS message.
  9. Click Login on the Welcome page. The the Success page is displayed.
  10. A message is displayed indicating that your network is being reconfigured and to close and reopen the browser. Close the browser and reopen it. You are now on the Production network and should be able to access the internet freely.
  11. If you shut down your computer and access the network again later, you must open a browser and login again. If cookies are enabled on your computer, the login screen is displayed and the User Name and Password fields may be pre-populated.