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:
    • Netmask:
  3. On the management computer, start a supported web browser and browse to
  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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