Grounding – FortiOS 5.2 Best Practices

Grounding Ensure the FortiGate unit is connected and properly grounded to a lightning and surge protector. WAN or LAN connections that enter the premises from outside the building should be connected to an Ethernet CAT5 (10/100 Mb/s) surge protector. Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Ethernet cables should be used whenever possible rather than Unshielded Twisted Pair […]

Environmental specifications – FortiOS 5.2 Best Practices

Environmental specifications Keep the following environmental specifications in mind when installing and setting up your FortiGate unit. Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C). Temperatures may vary, depending on the FortiGate model. If you install the FortiGate unit in a closed or multi-unit rack assembly, the operating ambient temperature of the rack environment may […]