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EMS Administration Guide

Creating gateway lists

Gateway lists are useful when using FortiClient EMS integrated with FortiGate. If using FortiClient EMS without FortiGate, you are not required to use gateway lists.

You can create one or more gateway lists. Each list can contain IP addresses for multiple FortiGate units.

To create gateway lists:
  1. Go to Gateway Lists > Manage Gateway Lists.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Configure the following:

    Name

    Enter the list name.

    Comment

    Enter additional comments (optional).

    IP addresses/hostnames

    Enter the IP address and port for FortiGate devices using the following format: IP:port. You can also use an FQDN.

    Press the Enter key to add additional IP addresses.

    Connect to local subnets only

    Enable to only allow to connect to local subnets.

    Use connection key

    Enable the connection key endpoints can use to connect to FortiGate units.

     

    New connection key

    Enter the connection key.

     

    Confirm new connection key

    Reenter the connection key to confirm.

    Managed by EMS

    Select an option from the dropdown list. Users can configure this IP address in System Settings > Server.

  4. Click Save.

Creating gateway lists

Gateway lists are useful when using FortiClient EMS integrated with FortiGate. If using FortiClient EMS without FortiGate, you are not required to use gateway lists.

You can create one or more gateway lists. Each list can contain IP addresses for multiple FortiGate units.

To create gateway lists:
  1. Go to Gateway Lists > Manage Gateway Lists.
  2. Click the Add button.
  3. Configure the following:

    Name

    Enter the list name.

    Comment

    Enter additional comments (optional).

    IP addresses/hostnames

    Enter the IP address and port for FortiGate devices using the following format: IP:port. You can also use an FQDN.

    Press the Enter key to add additional IP addresses.

    Connect to local subnets only

    Enable to only allow to connect to local subnets.

    Use connection key

    Enable the connection key endpoints can use to connect to FortiGate units.

     

    New connection key

    Enter the connection key.

     

    Confirm new connection key

    Reenter the connection key to confirm.

    Managed by EMS

    Select an option from the dropdown list. Users can configure this IP address in System Settings > Server.

  4. Click Save.