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Configuring the FortiGate authentication settings

  1. On the FortiGate, go to User & Device > RADIUS Servers and create the connection to the FortiAuthenticator RADIUS server, using its IP address and pre-shared secret.
  2. Use Test Connectivity to make sure that the FortiGate can communicate with the FortiAuthenticator.

  3. Next, go to User & Device > User Groups and create a RADIUS user group called RADIUSgroup.
  4. Set the Type to Firewall and add the RADIUS server to the Remote groups table.

Configuring the FortiGate authentication settings

  1. On the FortiGate, go to User & Device > RADIUS Servers and create the connection to the FortiAuthenticator RADIUS server, using its IP address and pre-shared secret.
  2. Use Test Connectivity to make sure that the FortiGate can communicate with the FortiAuthenticator.

  3. Next, go to User & Device > User Groups and create a RADIUS user group called RADIUSgroup.
  4. Set the Type to Firewall and add the RADIUS server to the Remote groups table.