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Registering the FortiGate as a RADIUS client on the FortiAuthenticator

To create the RADIUS client:
  1. On the FortiAuthenticator, go to Authentication > RADIUS Service > Clients, and select Create New.
  2. Enter a Name, the IP address of the FortiGate, and set a Secret.
    The secret is a pre-shared secure password that the FortiGate will use to authenticate to the FortiAuthenticator.


To create the RADIUS policy:
  1. Go to Authentication > RADIUS Service > Policies, and select Create New.
  2. Enter the RADIUS policy name, description, and select the FortiGate RADIUS client.
  3. Do not configure RADIUS attribute criteria.
  4. Set the authentication type as Password/OTP authentication, and enable all EAP types.

  5. Choose a username format (in this example: username@realm), select the Local realm.
  6. Review the remaining configurations, and click Save and Exit.

Registering the FortiGate as a RADIUS client on the FortiAuthenticator

To create the RADIUS client:
  1. On the FortiAuthenticator, go to Authentication > RADIUS Service > Clients, and select Create New.
  2. Enter a Name, the IP address of the FortiGate, and set a Secret.
    The secret is a pre-shared secure password that the FortiGate will use to authenticate to the FortiAuthenticator.


To create the RADIUS policy:
  1. Go to Authentication > RADIUS Service > Policies, and select Create New.
  2. Enter the RADIUS policy name, description, and select the FortiGate RADIUS client.
  3. Do not configure RADIUS attribute criteria.
  4. Set the authentication type as Password/OTP authentication, and enable all EAP types.

  5. Choose a username format (in this example: username@realm), select the Local realm.
  6. Review the remaining configurations, and click Save and Exit.