Add a Device to WatchGuard Cloud

Applies To: Cloud-managed Fireboxes, Locally-managed Fireboxes

To monitor or manage Fireboxes from WatchGuard Cloud, you add the Firebox to your WatchGuard Cloud account.

When you add a Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud, you select how you want to manage the Firebox:

Cloud-Managed

With this option, you use WatchGuard Cloud for all Firebox configuration management, monitoring and reporting. When you add a cloud-managed Firebox, you create a new configuration in WatchGuard Cloud. You cannot migrate an existing device configuration to WatchGuard Cloud.

For details about how to add a cloud-managed Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud, see Add a Cloud-Managed Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud

Cloud Reporting with Local Management

With this option, you use WatchGuard Cloud for monitoring and reporting, and you use Fireware Web UI or WatchGuard System Manager to manage the device configuration. You can use this option to monitor any existing Firebox without the need to create a new configuration.

For information about how to add a locally-managed Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud, see Add a Locally-Managed Firebox to WatchGuard Cloud.

For information about how to add a locally-managed FireCluster to WatchGuard Cloud, see Add a FireCluster to WatchGuard Cloud.

For information about how to use this option to do RapidDeploy from WatchGuard Cloud, see RapidDeploy from WatchGuard Cloud.

After you add a device to WatchGuard Cloud, you can upgrade the firmware from WatchGuard Cloud. For more information, see Upgrade Firmware from WatchGuard Cloud.

See Also

About Firebox WatchGuard Cloud Licenses

About WatchGuard Cloud