Configuring encryption on the FortiGate unit
You can use the CLI to configure data channel encryption.
In the CLI, the wireless wtp-profile command contains a new field, dtls-policy, with options clear-text and dtls-enabled. To enable encryption in profile1 for example, enter:
config wireless-controller wtp-profile edit profile1
set dtls-policy dtls-enabled end
Configuring encryption on the FortiAP unit
The FortiAP unit has its own settings for data channel encryption.
Enabling CAPWAP encryption – FortiAP web-based manager
1. On the System Information page, in WTP Configuration > AC Data Channel Security, select one of:
- Clear Text
- DTLS Enabled
- Clear Text or DTLS Enabled (default)
2. Select Apply.
Enabling encryption – FortiAP CLI
You can set the data channel encryption using the AC_DATA_CHAN_SEC variable: 0 is Clear Text, 1 is DTLS Enabled, 2 (the default) is Clear Text or DTLS Enabled.
For example, to set security to DTLS and then save the setting, enter
cfg -a AC_DATA_CHAN_SEC=1 cfg -c
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