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Table of Contents

Administration Guide

General FortiManager HA configuration steps

  1. Configure the FortiManager units for HA operation:
    • Configure the primary unit.
    • Configure the backup units.
  2. Change the network configuration so the remote backup unit and the primary unit can communicate with each other.
  3. Connect the units to their networks.
  4. Add basic configuration settings to the cluster:
    • Add a password for the admin administrative account.
    • Change the IP address and netmask of the port1 interface.
    • Add a default route.

General FortiManager HA configuration steps

  1. Configure the FortiManager units for HA operation:
    • Configure the primary unit.
    • Configure the backup units.
  2. Change the network configuration so the remote backup unit and the primary unit can communicate with each other.
  3. Connect the units to their networks.
  4. Add basic configuration settings to the cluster:
    • Add a password for the admin administrative account.
    • Change the IP address and netmask of the port1 interface.
    • Add a default route.