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In FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer, up to three administrators connected to the CLI can be authenticated with public-private key pairs without being asked for the administrator password. The public-private key pair must be created in the SSH client application. This article explains how to generate the key pair using PuTTYgen and how to specify the public key in FortiManager or FortiAnalyzer.



FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer, version 4 or later.




Follow the steps used to authenticate an admin user with an SSH key in FortiGate, but select between the SSH-1(RSA), SSH-2RSA or SSH-2 DSA formats when creating the key. Complete the CLI configuration steps in FortiManager or FortiAnalyzer instead, but with a key in one of the three formats mentioned above instead of in the ssh-rsa, ssh-dss, or ssh-ed25519 formats.


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