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Shutting down

Always shut down the FortiGate operating system properly before turning off the power switch to avoid potentially catastrophic hardware problems.

To power off the FortiGate unit - GUI:
  1. Go to Dashboard.
  2. In the System Resources widget, select Shutdown.
To power off the FortiGate unit – CLI:

execute shutdown

Once this has been done, you can safely turn off the power switch or disconnect the power cables from the power supply.

Shutting down

Always shut down the FortiGate operating system properly before turning off the power switch to avoid potentially catastrophic hardware problems.

To power off the FortiGate unit - GUI:
  1. Go to Dashboard.
  2. In the System Resources widget, select Shutdown.
To power off the FortiGate unit – CLI:

execute shutdown

Once this has been done, you can safely turn off the power switch or disconnect the power cables from the power supply.