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Administration Guide

Set up FortiDeceptor

Use the following checklist to verify you have completed all of the general configuration tasks.

  Task Description
Connect to the GUI

Connect the administration interface to a management computer with an Ethernet cable, then configure the management computer to be on the same subnet as the internal interface of the FortiDeceptor unit.

Connect to the CLI If necessary, connect to the CLI console.
Change the system hostname Change the full host name in the System Information widget.
Change the administrator password For security purposes, it is highly recommended you add a password to the admin account.
Configure the system time Configure the FortiDeceptor system time manually or synchronize with an NTP server from the System Information widget.
Upload the license file to FortiDeceptor Go to Dashboard > System Information widget, click Upload License beside Firmware License.
Review the default port information FortiDeceptor reserves Port1 for device management. The other ports are used to deploy deception decoys.
Configure Central Management on the manager Configure the Central Management console to manage remote FortiDeceptor appliances including Decoy VMs deployment, system configuration, and incident alert monitoring.

Set up FortiDeceptor

Use the following checklist to verify you have completed all of the general configuration tasks.

  Task Description
Connect to the GUI

Connect the administration interface to a management computer with an Ethernet cable, then configure the management computer to be on the same subnet as the internal interface of the FortiDeceptor unit.

Connect to the CLI If necessary, connect to the CLI console.
Change the system hostname Change the full host name in the System Information widget.
Change the administrator password For security purposes, it is highly recommended you add a password to the admin account.
Configure the system time Configure the FortiDeceptor system time manually or synchronize with an NTP server from the System Information widget.
Upload the license file to FortiDeceptor Go to Dashboard > System Information widget, click Upload License beside Firmware License.
Review the default port information FortiDeceptor reserves Port1 for device management. The other ports are used to deploy deception decoys.
Configure Central Management on the manager Configure the Central Management console to manage remote FortiDeceptor appliances including Decoy VMs deployment, system configuration, and incident alert monitoring.