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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

FortiAnalyzer Setup wizard

When you log in to FortiAnalyzer, the FortiAnalyzer Setup wizard is displayed to help you set up FortiAnalyzer by performing the following actions: 

  • Registering with FortiCare and enabling FortiCare single sign-on
  • Changing your password
  • Setting the time zone
  • Specifying a hostname

You can choose whether to complete the wizard now or later.

When actions are complete, a green checkmark displays beside them in the wizard, and the wizard no longer displays after you log in to FortiAnalyzer.

This topic describes how to use the FortiAnalyzer Setup wizard.

To use the FortiAnalyzer setup wizard:
  1. Log in to FortiAnalyzer.

    The FortiAnalyzer Setup dialog box is displayed.

  2. Click Begin to start the setup process now.

    Alternately, click Later to postpone the setup tasks.

  3. When prompted, register with FortiCare and enable FortiCare single sign-on.

    1. In the Account ID/Email box, type your FortiCare account ID or email.
      If you do not yet have a FortiCare account, click Register to create a new account.
    2. In the Password box, type your FortiCare password.
      If you have forgotten your FortiCare password, click Forgot your password to proceed through the password recovery process.
    3. Set the FortiCloud Single Sign-On toggle to the ON or OFF position to enable or disable FortiCloud SSO sign on.
      When enabled, you must also enter the SP Server Address. For more information, see FortiCloud SSO admin authentication .
    4. Click Next.
  4. When prompted, change your password.

    1. In the Old Password box, type the old password.
    2. In the New Password box, type the new password.
    3. In the Confirm Password box, type the new password again.
    4. Click Next.
  5. When prompted, set the time zone.

    1. From the list, select the time zone.
    2. (Optional) Clear the Automatically adjust clock for daylight savings changes checkbox if desired.

      By default FortiAnalyzer is configured to automatically adjust closed for daylight savings.

    3. Click Next.
  6. When prompted, specify the hostname.

    1. In the Hostname box, type a hostname.
    2. Click Next.
  7. When prompted, complete the setup by clicking Finish.

    You are logged in to FortiAnalyzer.

FortiAnalyzer Setup wizard

When you log in to FortiAnalyzer, the FortiAnalyzer Setup wizard is displayed to help you set up FortiAnalyzer by performing the following actions: 

  • Registering with FortiCare and enabling FortiCare single sign-on
  • Changing your password
  • Setting the time zone
  • Specifying a hostname

You can choose whether to complete the wizard now or later.

When actions are complete, a green checkmark displays beside them in the wizard, and the wizard no longer displays after you log in to FortiAnalyzer.

This topic describes how to use the FortiAnalyzer Setup wizard.

To use the FortiAnalyzer setup wizard:
  1. Log in to FortiAnalyzer.

    The FortiAnalyzer Setup dialog box is displayed.

  2. Click Begin to start the setup process now.

    Alternately, click Later to postpone the setup tasks.

  3. When prompted, register with FortiCare and enable FortiCare single sign-on.

    1. In the Account ID/Email box, type your FortiCare account ID or email.
      If you do not yet have a FortiCare account, click Register to create a new account.
    2. In the Password box, type your FortiCare password.
      If you have forgotten your FortiCare password, click Forgot your password to proceed through the password recovery process.
    3. Set the FortiCloud Single Sign-On toggle to the ON or OFF position to enable or disable FortiCloud SSO sign on.
      When enabled, you must also enter the SP Server Address. For more information, see FortiCloud SSO admin authentication .
    4. Click Next.
  4. When prompted, change your password.

    1. In the Old Password box, type the old password.
    2. In the New Password box, type the new password.
    3. In the Confirm Password box, type the new password again.
    4. Click Next.
  5. When prompted, set the time zone.

    1. From the list, select the time zone.
    2. (Optional) Clear the Automatically adjust clock for daylight savings changes checkbox if desired.

      By default FortiAnalyzer is configured to automatically adjust closed for daylight savings.

    3. Click Next.
  6. When prompted, specify the hostname.

    1. In the Hostname box, type a hostname.
    2. Click Next.
  7. When prompted, complete the setup by clicking Finish.

    You are logged in to FortiAnalyzer.