Connecting To The Web Based Manager – FortiAnalyzer 5.2

Connecting to the Web-based Manager

The FortiAnalyzer unit can be configured and managed using the Web-based Manager or the CLI. This section will step you through connecting to the unit via the Web-based Manager.

For more information on connecting your specific FortiAnalyzer unit, read that device’s QuickStart guide.

To connect to the Web-based Manager:

  1. Connect the unit to a management computer using an Ethernet cable.
  2. Configure the management computer to be on the same subnet as the internal interface of the FortiAnalyzer unit:
    • IP address: 192.168.1.2
    • Netmask: 255.255.255.0.
  3. On the management computer, start a supported web browser and browse to https://192.168.1.99.
  4. Type admin in the User Name field, leave the Password field blank, and select Login.

You should now be able to use the FortiAnalyzer Web-based Manager.


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