Connecting the hardware
- Connect your computer to the FortiMail unit's console port using an RJ-45 to DB-9 serial cable or a null-modem cable.
- Initiate an connection from your computer to the CLI of the FortiMail unit and log in as an administrator.
- Connect port1 of the FortiMail unit directly to the same subnet as a TFTP server.
If this is the first time connecting to the FortiMail unit, the default account is
admin with no password.