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Configuring the root FortiGate as the IdP

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To configure the root FortiGate as the IdP:
  1. Log in to the root FortiGate.
  2. Go to Security Fabric > Settings.
  3. In the FortiGate Telemetry section, enable SAML Single Sign-On. The Mode field is automatically populated as Identity Provider (IdP).
  4. Enter an IP address in the Management IP/FQDN box.
  5. Enter a management port in the Management Port box.

    The Management IP/FQDN will be used by the SPs to redirect the login request. The Management IP/FQDN and Management Port must be reachable from the user's device.

  6. Select the IdP certificate.
  7. Click Apply.

To configure the root FortiGate as the IdP:
  1. Log in to the root FortiGate.
  2. Go to Security Fabric > Settings.
  3. In the FortiGate Telemetry section, enable SAML Single Sign-On. The Mode field is automatically populated as Identity Provider (IdP).
  4. Enter an IP address in the Management IP/FQDN box.
  5. Enter a management port in the Management Port box.

    The Management IP/FQDN will be used by the SPs to redirect the login request. The Management IP/FQDN and Management Port must be reachable from the user's device.

  6. Select the IdP certificate.
  7. Click Apply.