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Creating an Intermediate CA on the FortiAuthenticator

  1. On the FortiAuthenticator, go to Certificate Management > Certificate Authorities > Local CAs and select Import.
  2. Set Type to CSR to sign, enter a Certificate ID, and import the CSR file. Make sure to select the Certificate authority from the drop-down menu and set the Hash algorithm to SHA-256.

  3. Once imported, you should see that the certificate has been signed by the FortiAuthenticator, showing a Status of Active, and with the CA Type of Intermediate (non-signing) CA. Highlight the certificate and select Export Certificate.
  4. This will save a .crt file to your local drive.

Creating an Intermediate CA on the FortiAuthenticator

  1. On the FortiAuthenticator, go to Certificate Management > Certificate Authorities > Local CAs and select Import.
  2. Set Type to CSR to sign, enter a Certificate ID, and import the CSR file. Make sure to select the Certificate authority from the drop-down menu and set the Hash algorithm to SHA-256.

  3. Once imported, you should see that the certificate has been signed by the FortiAuthenticator, showing a Status of Active, and with the CA Type of Intermediate (non-signing) CA. Highlight the certificate and select Export Certificate.
  4. This will save a .crt file to your local drive.