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EMS Administration Guide

Starting FortiClient EMS and logging in

FortiClient EMS runs as a service on Windows computers.

To start FortiClient EMS and log in:
  1. Double-click the FortiClient Endpoint Management Server icon.
  2. By default, the admin user account has no password. Sign in with the username admin and no password.
  3. You must now EMS add a password for increased security. Change the password following the rules shown. Click Submit.

  4. EMS displays a popup after login in the following scenarios:
    • If a secure SSL certificate has not been imported to EMS.
    • If a secure SSL certificate has been imported to EMS, but the Use SSL Certificate for Endpoint Control option is disabled.

      Configure certificate-related and other options by going to System Settings.

Starting FortiClient EMS and logging in

FortiClient EMS runs as a service on Windows computers.

To start FortiClient EMS and log in:
  1. Double-click the FortiClient Endpoint Management Server icon.
  2. By default, the admin user account has no password. Sign in with the username admin and no password.
  3. You must now EMS add a password for increased security. Change the password following the rules shown. Click Submit.

  4. EMS displays a popup after login in the following scenarios:
    • If a secure SSL certificate has not been imported to EMS.
    • If a secure SSL certificate has been imported to EMS, but the Use SSL Certificate for Endpoint Control option is disabled.

      Configure certificate-related and other options by going to System Settings.