Deploying a FortiGate/FortiWifi to FortiGate Cloud

Deploying a FortiGate/FortiWifi to FortiGate Cloud

You can deploy FortiGate Cloud using one of the following methods:

l FortiGate key l Bulk key l Zero-touch deployment l FortiOS GUI

After deploying FortiGate Cloud using one of the methods described, complete basic configuration by doing the following:

  1. Create a firewall policy with logging enabled. Configure log uploading if necessary.
  2. Log in to FortiGate Cloud using your FortiCloud account.

To deploy a FortiGate/FortiWifi to FortiGate Cloud using the key:

  1. Log in to the FortiGate Cloud portal, then click Add FortiGate.
  2. In the Add FortiGate dialog, enter the key printed on your FortiGate.
  3. From the Select Display Timezone forDevice dropdown list, select the desired time zone.
  4. Under Select Sub Account, select the desired subaccount.
  5. Click Submit.

To deploy multiple FortiGate/FortiWifi devices to FortiGate Cloud using a bulk key:

  1. Log in to the FortiGate Cloud portal, then click Inventory.
  2. Click Import Bulk Key.
  3. In the Please input the Bulk Key: field, enter the bulk key.
  4. Click Submit. The portal displays a list of the FortiGate/FortiWifi serial numbers associated with the bulk key.

To deploy multiple FortiGate/FortiWifi devices to FortiGate Cloud using zero-touch deployment:

See FortiDeploy on page 50.

To deploy a FortiGate/FortiWifi to FortiGate Cloud in the FortiOS GUI:

  1. In the FortiCloud portal, ensure that you have a product entitlement for FortiGate Cloud for the desired FortiGate or FortiWifi.
  2. In FortiOS, do one of the following:
    1. Go to Security Fabric > Settings, and enable Central Management. Click FortiGate Cloud.
    2. In the Dashboard, in the FortiGate Cloud widget, the Status displays as Not Activated. Click Not Activated.
  3. Click the Activate
  4. In the Activate FortiGate Cloud panel, for Account, select FortinetOne.
  5. In the Email and Password fields, enter the email address and password associated with the FortiCloud account.
  6. Enable Send logs to FortiGate Cloud. Click OK.
  7. This should have automatically enabled Cloud Logging. Ensure that Cloud Logging was enabled. If it was not enabled, enable it, then set Type to FortiGate Cloud.

 

Deploying a FortiGate/FortiWifi to FortiGate Cloud

  1. At this point, in FortiGate Cloud, you can access Analysis and SandBox features for this device. To access Management features, you must authorize the FortiGate in FortiGate Cloud by entering the a local superadministrator username and password when prompted. After authorization, you can manage that FortiGate from FortiGate Cloud.

To unsubscribe from FortiGate Cloud:

You can disconnect your account from the dashboard in your FortiGate/FortiWifi.

  1. In the FortiOS Dashboard FortiGate Cloud widget, the Status appears as Activated. Click Activated, then click the Logout
  2. In the confirmation dialog, click OK. This detaches the FortiGate/FortiWifi from the account and stops uploading logs.

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