Add an Authentication Domain to a Firebox

Applies To: Cloud-managed Fireboxes

You can add an Authentication Domain to the Firebox so that you can specify users and groups from your authentication server in firewall policies, aliases, and mobile VPN settings.

Before you can add and Authentication Domain to the Firebox you must add it to your WatchGuard Cloud account Shared Configurations settings. For more information, see WatchGuard Cloud Authentication Domains.

Add an Authentication Domain

To add an authentication domain to the Firebox configuration:

  1. Select Configure > Devices.
  2. Select a Firebox.
    Status and settings for the selected Firebox appear.
  3. Select Device Configuration.
  4. Click the Authentication Domains tile.
    The Authentication Domains page opens.

Screen shot of the Authentication Domains page

  1. Click Add Authentication Domain.
    The Add Authentication Domain page opens.

Screen shot of the Add Authentication Domain page

  1. From the Select an Existing Authentication Domain drop-down list, select the authentication domain.

To add a new Authentication Domain to your WatchGuard Cloud account, or to edit the domain server settings, go to the Configure > Authentication Domains page. For more information, see WatchGuard Cloud Authentication Domains.

  1. From the Type drop-down list, select the authentication server type.
  2. From the Primary Server drop-down list, select the primary server address to use for authentication.
  3. From the Backup Server drop-down list, select the backup server.
  4. Click Save.

To authenticate, users can connect to the Firebox authentication page, select the domain, and specify their username and password. For information, see Connect to the Firebox Authentication Portal.

After you add the authentication domain, you can specify domain users and groups in policies and aliases. For more information, see:

See Also

Configure RADIUS Authentication for a Firebox