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Table of Contents

How this guide is organized

This FortiAuthenticator Administration Guide contains the following sections:

  • Setup describes initial setup for standalone and HA cluster FortiAuthenticator configurations.
  • System describes the options available in the System menu tree, including network configuration, administration settings, and messaging settings.
  • Authentication describes how to configure built-in and remote authentication servers and manage users and user groups.
  • Port-based network access control (PNAC) describes how to configure FortiAuthenticator for IEEE 802.1X Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) authentication methods, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and MAC-based device authentication.
  • Fortinet Single Sign-On (FSSO) describes how to use FortiAuthenticator in a single sign-on (SSO) environment.
  • RADIUS Single Sign-On (RSSO) describes how to use FortiAuthenticator RADIUS accounting proxy.
  • Monitoring describes how to monitor SSO and authentication information.
  • Certificate management describes how to manage X.509 certificates and how to set up FortiAuthenticator to act as a certificate authority (CA).
  • Logging describes how to view the logs on your FortiAuthenticator unit.
  • Troubleshooting provides suggestions to resolve common problems.
  • LDAP filter syntax outlines some basic filter syntax that is used to select users and groups in LDAP User Import, Dynamic LDAP Groups, and Remote User Sync Rules.

How this guide is organized

This FortiAuthenticator Administration Guide contains the following sections:

  • Setup describes initial setup for standalone and HA cluster FortiAuthenticator configurations.
  • System describes the options available in the System menu tree, including network configuration, administration settings, and messaging settings.
  • Authentication describes how to configure built-in and remote authentication servers and manage users and user groups.
  • Port-based network access control (PNAC) describes how to configure FortiAuthenticator for IEEE 802.1X Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) authentication methods, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), and MAC-based device authentication.
  • Fortinet Single Sign-On (FSSO) describes how to use FortiAuthenticator in a single sign-on (SSO) environment.
  • RADIUS Single Sign-On (RSSO) describes how to use FortiAuthenticator RADIUS accounting proxy.
  • Monitoring describes how to monitor SSO and authentication information.
  • Certificate management describes how to manage X.509 certificates and how to set up FortiAuthenticator to act as a certificate authority (CA).
  • Logging describes how to view the logs on your FortiAuthenticator unit.
  • Troubleshooting provides suggestions to resolve common problems.
  • LDAP filter syntax outlines some basic filter syntax that is used to select users and groups in LDAP User Import, Dynamic LDAP Groups, and Remote User Sync Rules.