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Using a trusted host (optional)

You can configure an administrative account to be accessible only to someone who is using a trusted host. You can set a specific IP address for the trusted host or use a subnet.

  1. Go to System > Administrators and edit the default admin account.
  2. Enable Restrict login to trusted hosts. Set Trusted Host 1 to the static IP address of the computer you use to administer the FortiGate.
  3. If required, set additional trusted hosts.

Using a trusted host (optional)

You can configure an administrative account to be accessible only to someone who is using a trusted host. You can set a specific IP address for the trusted host or use a subnet.

  1. Go to System > Administrators and edit the default admin account.
  2. Enable Restrict login to trusted hosts. Set Trusted Host 1 to the static IP address of the computer you use to administer the FortiGate.
  3. If required, set additional trusted hosts.