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FortiGate-7121F System Guide

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Connecting to the FortiOS CLI of the FIM in slot 1

Use the following steps to connect to the FortiOS CLI of the FIM in slot 1:

  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. Repeat pressing Ctrl-T until you have connected to slot 1. Example prompt:

    <Switching to Console: FIM01 (9600)>

  5. Login with an administrator name and password.

    The default is admin with no password.

    For security reasons, it is strongly recommended that you change the password.

  6. When your session is complete, enter the exit command to log out.

Connecting to the FortiOS CLI of the FIM in slot 1

Use the following steps to connect to the FortiOS CLI of the FIM in slot 1:

  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. Repeat pressing Ctrl-T until you have connected to slot 1. Example prompt:

    <Switching to Console: FIM01 (9600)>

  5. Login with an administrator name and password.

    The default is admin with no password.

    For security reasons, it is strongly recommended that you change the password.

  6. When your session is complete, enter the exit command to log out.