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Creating administrators

  1. Go to System > Administrators and create a new account. Set User Name and Password.
  2. Set Administrator Profile to super_admin. This profile allows the administrator full access to configure the FortiGate.

  3. Log out of the FortiGate and log in using your new account.

  4. To secure your FortiGate, it’s recommended that you change the name and password of the default admin account. Go to System > Administrators and edit the default account. Change the User Name.

  5. Select Change Password to add a password to this account.

Creating administrators

  1. Go to System > Administrators and create a new account. Set User Name and Password.
  2. Set Administrator Profile to super_admin. This profile allows the administrator full access to configure the FortiGate.

  3. Log out of the FortiGate and log in using your new account.

  4. To secure your FortiGate, it’s recommended that you change the name and password of the default admin account. Go to System > Administrators and edit the default account. Change the User Name.

  5. Select Change Password to add a password to this account.