RADIUS Single Sign On – FortiAuthenticator 4.0

RADIUS Single Sign-On A FortiGate or FortiMail unit can transparently identify users who have already authenticated on an external RADIUS server by parsing RADIUS accounting records. However, this approach has potential difficulties: The RADIUS server is business-critical IT infrastructure, limiting the changes that can be made to the server configuration. In some cases, the server […]

Fortinet Single Sign On – FortiAuthenticator 4.0

Fortinet Single Sign-On FSSO is a set of methods to transparently authenticate users to FortiGate and FortiCache devices. This means that the FortiAuthenticator unit is trusting the implicit authentication of a different system, and using that to identify the user. FortiAuthenticator takes this framework and enhances it with several authentication methods: Users can authenticate through […]

Port Based Network Access Control – FortiAuthenticator 4.0

Port-based Network Access Control Port-based Network Access Control (PNAC), or 802.1X, authentication requires a client, an authenticator, and an authentication server (such as a FortiAuthenticator device). The client is a device that wants to connect to the network. The authenticator is simply a network device, such as a wireless access point or switch. The authentication […]

FortiAuthenticator 4.0 Authentication

Authentication FortiAuthenticator provides an easy to configure authentication server for your users. Multiple FortiGate units can use a single FortiAuthenticator unit for remote authentication and FortiToken device management. FortiAuthenticatorin a multiple FortiGate unit network This chapter includes the following topics: l What to configure l User account policies l User management l FortiToken devices and […]

FortiAuthenticator 4.0 System

System The System tab enables you to manage and configure the basic system options for the FortiAuthenticator unit. This includes the basic network settings to connect the device to the corporate network, the configuration of administrators and their access privileges, managing and updating firmware for the device, and managing messaging servers and services. The System […]

FortiAuthenticator 4.0 Setup

Setup For information about installing the FortiAuthenticator unit and accessing the CLI or GUI, refer to the Quick Start Guide provided with your unit. This chapter provides basic setup information for getting started with your FortiAuthenticator device. For more detailed information about specific system options, see System on page 23. The following topics are included […]


Reports FortiAnalyzer units can analyze information collected from the log files of managed log devices. It then presents the information in tabular and graphical reports that provide a quick and detailed analysis of activity on your networks. To reduce the number of reports needed, reports are independent from devices, and contain layout information in the […]