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Registering your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient

After placing an order for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, a license registration code is sent to the email address used in the order form. Use the license registration code provided to register the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient with Customer Service & Support at https://support.fortinet.com.

Upon registration, you can download the license file. You will need this file to activate your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. You can configure basic network settings from the CLI to complete the deployment. Once the license file is uploaded and validated, the CLI and GUI will be fully functional.

To register your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient:
  1. Ensure that you have the following items needed to complete the procedure:
    • License registration code that was emailed to you after you placed an order for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient
    • Support contract number
    • IPv4 address for the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient
  2. Log into the Fortinet Customer Service & Support portal at https://support.fortinet.com/ using an existing support account, or click Create an Account to create a new account.
  3. In the toolbar, select Asset > Register/Renew. The Registration Wizard opens.
  4. Enter the registration code from the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient License Certificate that was emailed to you, select the end user type, and then click Next. The Registration Info page is displayed.
  5. Enter your support contract number, product description, Fortinet Partner, and IP address in the requisite fields, then select Next.

    As a part of the license validation process, Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient compares its configured IP addresses with the IP information in the license file. The license must be associated with an IP address assigned to one of the interfaces on the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. If a new license has been imported or the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient’s associated IP address has been changed, the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient must be rebooted in order for the system to validate the change and operate with a valid license.

    The Customer Service & Support portal currently does not support IPv6 for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient license validation. You must specify an IPv4 address in both the support portal and the port management interface.

  6. On the Fortinet Product Registration Agreement page, select the checkbox to indicate that you have read, understood, and accepted the service contract, then select Next to continue to the Verification page.
  7. The verification page displays the product entitlement. Select the checkbox to indicate that you accept the terms then select Confirm to submit the request.
  8. From the Registration Completed page, you can download the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient license file, select Register More to register another Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, or select Finish to complete the registration process.

    Select License File Download to save the license file (.lic) to your management computer. For instructions on uploading the license file to your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient via the GUI, see Uploading the license file .

Registering your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient

After placing an order for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, a license registration code is sent to the email address used in the order form. Use the license registration code provided to register the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient with Customer Service & Support at https://support.fortinet.com.

Upon registration, you can download the license file. You will need this file to activate your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. You can configure basic network settings from the CLI to complete the deployment. Once the license file is uploaded and validated, the CLI and GUI will be fully functional.

To register your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient:
  1. Ensure that you have the following items needed to complete the procedure:
    • License registration code that was emailed to you after you placed an order for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient
    • Support contract number
    • IPv4 address for the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient
  2. Log into the Fortinet Customer Service & Support portal at https://support.fortinet.com/ using an existing support account, or click Create an Account to create a new account.
  3. In the toolbar, select Asset > Register/Renew. The Registration Wizard opens.
  4. Enter the registration code from the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient License Certificate that was emailed to you, select the end user type, and then click Next. The Registration Info page is displayed.
  5. Enter your support contract number, product description, Fortinet Partner, and IP address in the requisite fields, then select Next.

    As a part of the license validation process, Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient compares its configured IP addresses with the IP information in the license file. The license must be associated with an IP address assigned to one of the interfaces on the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient. If a new license has been imported or the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient’s associated IP address has been changed, the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient must be rebooted in order for the system to validate the change and operate with a valid license.

    The Customer Service & Support portal currently does not support IPv6 for Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient license validation. You must specify an IPv4 address in both the support portal and the port management interface.

  6. On the Fortinet Product Registration Agreement page, select the checkbox to indicate that you have read, understood, and accepted the service contract, then select Next to continue to the Verification page.
  7. The verification page displays the product entitlement. Select the checkbox to indicate that you accept the terms then select Confirm to submit the request.
  8. From the Registration Completed page, you can download the Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient license file, select Register More to register another Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient, or select Finish to complete the registration process.

    Select License File Download to save the license file (.lic) to your management computer. For instructions on uploading the license file to your Micro-FortiGuard Server for FortiClient via the GUI, see Uploading the license file .