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Completing the FortiGate Setup wizard

Completing the FortiGate Setup wizard

After logging in to FortiOS, you can access a FortiOS video as well as a FortiGate Setup wizard to help you get familiar with the product.

To complete the FortiGate Setup wizard:
  1. After logging in to the FortiOS GUI, a FortiOS 7.4 What's new video is presented. Watch the video, and then click OK to proceed.

    The FortiGate Setup wizard is displayed to help you set up the FortiGate by completing the following steps:

    • Register with FortiCare

    • Specify a hostname

    • Set up the FortiOS dashboard

    • Change your password

  2. Click Begin to start the wizard.

    The Register with FortiCare page is displayed.

  3. If the FortiGate has internet access, register with FortiCare, and click OK.

    If internet access is not yet set up for the FortiGate, you cannot complete registration. Click Later to skip this step and proceed to the next step.

    The Specify Hostname page is displayed.

  4. Specify a name for the FortiGate, and click OK.

    The Change your Password page is displayed.

  5. Change the password for the admin account for the FortiGate, and click OK.

    The Dashboard Setup page is displayed.

  6. Choose what dashboards to display by default in FortiOS, and click OK.

    The FortiGate Setup is complete, and the FortiOS GUI is displayed.

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Completing the FortiGate Setup wizard

After logging in to FortiOS, you can access a FortiOS video as well as a FortiGate Setup wizard to help you get familiar with the product.

To complete the FortiGate Setup wizard:
  1. After logging in to the FortiOS GUI, a FortiOS 7.4 What's new video is presented. Watch the video, and then click OK to proceed.

    The FortiGate Setup wizard is displayed to help you set up the FortiGate by completing the following steps:

    • Register with FortiCare

    • Specify a hostname

    • Set up the FortiOS dashboard

    • Change your password

  2. Click Begin to start the wizard.

    The Register with FortiCare page is displayed.

  3. If the FortiGate has internet access, register with FortiCare, and click OK.

    If internet access is not yet set up for the FortiGate, you cannot complete registration. Click Later to skip this step and proceed to the next step.

    The Specify Hostname page is displayed.

  4. Specify a name for the FortiGate, and click OK.

    The Change your Password page is displayed.

  5. Change the password for the admin account for the FortiGate, and click OK.

    The Dashboard Setup page is displayed.

  6. Choose what dashboards to display by default in FortiOS, and click OK.

    The FortiGate Setup is complete, and the FortiOS GUI is displayed.