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FortiGate delivers unparalleled AI-powered security performance and threat intelligence, along with full visibility and secure networking convergence.

Creating a FortiGate connection

To create the connection you need:

  • Access your FortiGate device
  • An API token

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Follow the instructions in the FortiGate documentation to generate a token for a REST API admin.
  2. Save the API token you generated.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the FortiGate icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Token as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The URL to your FortiGate enabled device
    • The API key of the REST API admin user
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.