The basic FortiGate network collection is intended to help you go from having an unboxed FortiGate to a functional network that includes wired connections, WiFi, and remote access.
The list of recipes contains instructions on how to configure a FortiGate and set up a basic network. By using the recipes in order, you can create a network similar to the one shown above.
If any recipe in this collection does not fit your own network configuration, you can skip it and move on to the next recipe.
This collection is based on FortiOS 6.0.
This recipe shows you how to install a single FortiGate in your network using NAT/Route mode, which is the most commonly used operation mode.
This recipe shows you how to register your FortiGate and configure some of the basic FortiGate settings.
This recipe shows you how to verify that your FortiGate displays the correct FortiGuard licenses and troubleshoot any errors.
This recipe shows you how to configure the FortiGate’s log settings and also contains information about FortiView, the FortiOS log viewing tool.
This recipe shows you how to create and order different security policies.
This recipe shows you how to configure port forwarding to allow connections from the Internet to reach a server located behind your FortiGate.
This recipe shows you how to allow WiFi access by adding a FortiAP to your network.
This recipe shows you how to create temporary accounts that allow guests to connect to your WiFi to access the Internet.