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Configure admin users

Use the following commands to add an admin user account.

config system admin
    edit "admin1"
        set accprofile "super_admin"
        set vdom "root"
        set two-factor fortitoken-cloud
        set email-to “admin1@fortinet.com”
        set sms-phone “+14150123456”
        set password ENC SH2w9YIyuuKUMy+xmpxksgsJ9CfAMIjG8ZOVu8yGDk=
   next
end

Command

Description

config system admin

Starts the configuration of a system admin user.

edit <username>

Specify the admin username.

set accprofile

Specify the admin account profile name. For example, super_admin.

set vdom

Specify the VDOM name. For example, root.

set two-factor

Select an MFA method:

  • disable —No MFA.
  • fortitoken—FortiToken (FTK) or FortiToken Mobile (FTM).
  • email—Email.
  • sms—Simple message service. This option requires an SMS server and SMS phones.
  • fortitoken-cloud—FortiToken Cloud. Note: FortiToken Cloud is the default MFA method.

set email-to

Specify the email address to which FTC sends MFA activation codes.

set sms-phone

Specify the mobile phone number for receiving SMS messages.

set password

A system-generated password.

Configure admin users

Use the following commands to add an admin user account.

config system admin
    edit "admin1"
        set accprofile "super_admin"
        set vdom "root"
        set two-factor fortitoken-cloud
        set email-to “admin1@fortinet.com”
        set sms-phone “+14150123456”
        set password ENC SH2w9YIyuuKUMy+xmpxksgsJ9CfAMIjG8ZOVu8yGDk=
   next
end

Command

Description

config system admin

Starts the configuration of a system admin user.

edit <username>

Specify the admin username.

set accprofile

Specify the admin account profile name. For example, super_admin.

set vdom

Specify the VDOM name. For example, root.

set two-factor

Select an MFA method:

  • disable —No MFA.
  • fortitoken—FortiToken (FTK) or FortiToken Mobile (FTM).
  • email—Email.
  • sms—Simple message service. This option requires an SMS server and SMS phones.
  • fortitoken-cloud—FortiToken Cloud. Note: FortiToken Cloud is the default MFA method.

set email-to

Specify the email address to which FTC sends MFA activation codes.

set sms-phone

Specify the mobile phone number for receiving SMS messages.

set password

A system-generated password.