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FortiProducts

The FortiProducts page shows information about all Fortinet products as auth clients in your FTC account. You can open the FortiProducts page by clicking Auth Clients > FortiProducts on the main menu.

The following table highlights the information on the FortiProducts page.

Column

Description

Checkbox

Unchecked by default. If checked, the auth client becomes selected and the DELETE button is enabled. You can then click the DELETE button to remove the selected auth client. For more information, see Delete an auth client.

Note:  You can select all the auth clients at once by checking the checkbox in the column header.

Alias

The alias of the users on an auth client.

Name

The name of an auth client.

Type

The type of auth client, which can be any of the following:

  • FortiAuthenticator
  • FortiGate
  • FortiGateVM
  • FortiSandbox

Note: FTC assigns auth client type based on the serial number and model of the product.

Count

The number of FTC end-users on an auth client.

Note: Clicking the numeric value opens a dialog which shows the list of FTC end-users on an auth client, along with some basic user information.

Realm Name

The name of the realm to which an auth client is assigned.

Tool Bar

The tool bar slides in from the right end of the row when you hover the cursor over an entry. It provides the following tools:

  • Edit—Change certain settings of the auth client.
  • Details—Shows some detailed information of the auth client.
  • Delete—Deletes the auth client.

  • FTC is able to detect an FortiGate device as soon as the FTC API activates it for FTC, and populates the Auth Clients page with information of the device.
  • You can sort the table by clicking any of the column headers.

Assign an auth client to a realm

Note

An auth client must be assigned to a realm. Otherwise, you cannot add or sync users from the auth client. For more information, see Realms.

  1. On the main menu, click Auth Clients > FortiProducts to open the FortiProducts page.
  2. In the table, locate the unassigned auth client, and mouse over it to bring out the toolbar. .
  3. Click the Edit Fortiprod button to open the Edit dialog.
  4. Click the Realm drop-down menu, and select a realm of interest.
  5. Read the message.
  6. Click Yes.

    The name of the newly selected realm now appears in that column, meaning that the auth client now is assigned to this realm.

Edit an auth client

  1. On the FortiProducts page, identify the auth client of interest, and mouse over it to bring out the slide-in toolbar.
  2. Click Edit FortiProd to open the Edit dialog.
  3. Make the desired changes.
  4. Click OK.

Viewing additional information about an auth client

  1. On the FortiProducts page, identify the auth client of interest, and mouse over it to bring out the slide-in toolbar.
  2. Click Details.
  3. The Detailed Information for Auth Client dialog opens, showing some more information about the auth client.

Delete an auth client

Deleting an auth client removes all FTC end-users from it unless a user is also on another auth client.

  1. On the Auth Clients > FortiProducts page, identify the auth client of interest, and mouse over it to bring out the toolbar.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Be sure to read the message.
  4. Click Yes.

FortiProducts

The FortiProducts page shows information about all Fortinet products as auth clients in your FTC account. You can open the FortiProducts page by clicking Auth Clients > FortiProducts on the main menu.

The following table highlights the information on the FortiProducts page.

Column

Description

Checkbox

Unchecked by default. If checked, the auth client becomes selected and the DELETE button is enabled. You can then click the DELETE button to remove the selected auth client. For more information, see Delete an auth client.

Note:  You can select all the auth clients at once by checking the checkbox in the column header.

Alias

The alias of the users on an auth client.

Name

The name of an auth client.

Type

The type of auth client, which can be any of the following:

  • FortiAuthenticator
  • FortiGate
  • FortiGateVM
  • FortiSandbox

Note: FTC assigns auth client type based on the serial number and model of the product.

Count

The number of FTC end-users on an auth client.

Note: Clicking the numeric value opens a dialog which shows the list of FTC end-users on an auth client, along with some basic user information.

Realm Name

The name of the realm to which an auth client is assigned.

Tool Bar

The tool bar slides in from the right end of the row when you hover the cursor over an entry. It provides the following tools:

  • Edit—Change certain settings of the auth client.
  • Details—Shows some detailed information of the auth client.
  • Delete—Deletes the auth client.

  • FTC is able to detect an FortiGate device as soon as the FTC API activates it for FTC, and populates the Auth Clients page with information of the device.
  • You can sort the table by clicking any of the column headers.

Assign an auth client to a realm

Note

An auth client must be assigned to a realm. Otherwise, you cannot add or sync users from the auth client. For more information, see Realms.

  1. On the main menu, click Auth Clients > FortiProducts to open the FortiProducts page.
  2. In the table, locate the unassigned auth client, and mouse over it to bring out the toolbar. .
  3. Click the Edit Fortiprod button to open the Edit dialog.
  4. Click the Realm drop-down menu, and select a realm of interest.
  5. Read the message.
  6. Click Yes.

    The name of the newly selected realm now appears in that column, meaning that the auth client now is assigned to this realm.

Edit an auth client

  1. On the FortiProducts page, identify the auth client of interest, and mouse over it to bring out the slide-in toolbar.
  2. Click Edit FortiProd to open the Edit dialog.
  3. Make the desired changes.
  4. Click OK.

Viewing additional information about an auth client

  1. On the FortiProducts page, identify the auth client of interest, and mouse over it to bring out the slide-in toolbar.
  2. Click Details.
  3. The Detailed Information for Auth Client dialog opens, showing some more information about the auth client.

Delete an auth client

Deleting an auth client removes all FTC end-users from it unless a user is also on another auth client.

  1. On the Auth Clients > FortiProducts page, identify the auth client of interest, and mouse over it to bring out the toolbar.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Be sure to read the message.
  4. Click Yes.