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FortiGate-7121F System Guide

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Connecting to the SMC SDI CLI of the FPM in slot 3

Use the following steps to connect to the FortiOS CLI of the FPM in slot 3:

  1. Using the console cable supplied with your FortiGate-7121F, connect the SMM Console 1 port on the FortiGate-7121F to the USB port on your management computer.
  2. Start a terminal emulation program on the management computer. Use these settings:

    Baud Rate (bps) 9600, Data bits 8, Parity None, Stop bits 1, and Flow Control None.

  3. Press Ctrl-T to enter console switch mode.
  4. Press Ctrl-R to switch to the SMM SMC SDI CLI switching mode.
  5. Repeat pressing Ctrl-R until you have connected to slot 3. Example prompt:

    <Switching to Console: FIM03-MC (9600)>

  6. Login with an administrator name and password.
    The default administrator name and password are admin/admin.
    For security reasons, it is strongly recommended that you change the password.
  7. You can begin entering commands at the admin@FPM03-MC # prompt.
  8. When your session is complete, enter the exit command to log out.

Connecting to the SMC SDI CLI of the FPM in slot 3

Use the following steps to connect to the FortiOS CLI of the FPM in slot 3:

  1. Using the console cable supplied with your FortiGate-7121F, connect the SMM Console 1 port on the FortiGate-7121F to the USB port on your management computer.
  2. Start a terminal emulation program on the management computer. Use these settings:

    Baud Rate (bps) 9600, Data bits 8, Parity None, Stop bits 1, and Flow Control None.

  3. Press Ctrl-T to enter console switch mode.
  4. Press Ctrl-R to switch to the SMM SMC SDI CLI switching mode.
  5. Repeat pressing Ctrl-R until you have connected to slot 3. Example prompt:

    <Switching to Console: FIM03-MC (9600)>

  6. Login with an administrator name and password.
    The default administrator name and password are admin/admin.
    For security reasons, it is strongly recommended that you change the password.
  7. You can begin entering commands at the admin@FPM03-MC # prompt.
  8. When your session is complete, enter the exit command to log out.