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We have our own internal Microsoft Enterprise Certificate Authority. 

I see the Fortigate can generate CSRs using the IP address of the internal admin gui interface.


My question is can I use the ip address and if so what certifcate template do I use?



for Webinterface you need a simple SSL Certificate. Afair in windows ca there is a template named "Webserver certificate" or similar. We use this here too.

for SSL Inspection you need a subordinate ca certificate there is also a template for that (I'd have to look that up in our ca if needed).


And yes you can use the ip address. You have to set that as subject alternate name (san). 

I do that on the windows by applying the parameter 


Then the certifcate has both in it as san.

I paste the csr into the windows ca that was generated on the FGT to sign it and then import the certificate.


Works fine here.


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