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FortiGate-6000 Handbook

Connecting to FPC CLIs using the console port

If you connect a PC to the FortiGate-6000 console port with a serial cable and open a terminal session, you are connected to the management board CLI. You can press Ctrl-T to enable console switching mode. Pressing Ctrl-T multiple times cycles through the management board (MBD) CLI and FPC CLIs. Once you have connected to the CLI that you want to use, press Enter to enable the CLI and login.

Connecting to FPC CLIs using the console port

If you connect a PC to the FortiGate-6000 console port with a serial cable and open a terminal session, you are connected to the management board CLI. You can press Ctrl-T to enable console switching mode. Pressing Ctrl-T multiple times cycles through the management board (MBD) CLI and FPC CLIs. Once you have connected to the CLI that you want to use, press Enter to enable the CLI and login.