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FortiSandbox VM on AWS

3.1.0
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Configuring FortiSandbox network settings

Assigning an Elastic IP to the instance

If necessary, create an Elastic IP (EIP) under Virtual Private Cloud.

  1. Click Elastic IPs > Allocate new address.

  2. Click Allocate new address to get the new EIP Address.
  3. When you see the new Elastic IP address, click Close.

  4. Select the new Elastic IP address you just created and click Actions to associate the EIP with FortiSandbox port1.
  5. On the Associate Elastic IP Address page:
    • In the Resource type section, select Network Interface.
    • In the Network Interface section, select the FortiSandbox port1.
    • In the Private IP address section, select the FortiSandbox port1 private IP address.
    • In the Reassociation section, clear the Allow this Elastic IP address to be reassociated checkbox.

  6. Click Associate.

Accessing the FortiSandbox web GUI

  1. Copy the IPv4 Public IP address from the created instance.

  2. Paste the copied IP address into a browser window to log into the FortiSandbox GUI.

    The default username is admin and the default password is your Instance ID. You can find this in the EC2 Management Console.

Configuring the DNS

  1. Go to Network > System DNS.
  2. Configure the following:

    Detail

    Value

    Primary DNS Server

    8.8.8.8

    Secondary DNS Server

    8.8.4.4

  3. Click OK.

Accessing FortiSandbox CLI

You can use CLI commands in the FortiSandbox console or use an SSH or TELNET client. Before logging in, convert the saved pem file you downloaded when you created the key pair ppk file. If you did not choose the Without Key Pair option, log in using the Instance ID as the password.

For more information, see Connecting to Your Linux Instance Using SSH and Connecting to Your Linux Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

Configuring FortiSandbox network settings

Assigning an Elastic IP to the instance

If necessary, create an Elastic IP (EIP) under Virtual Private Cloud.

  1. Click Elastic IPs > Allocate new address.

  2. Click Allocate new address to get the new EIP Address.
  3. When you see the new Elastic IP address, click Close.

  4. Select the new Elastic IP address you just created and click Actions to associate the EIP with FortiSandbox port1.
  5. On the Associate Elastic IP Address page:
    • In the Resource type section, select Network Interface.
    • In the Network Interface section, select the FortiSandbox port1.
    • In the Private IP address section, select the FortiSandbox port1 private IP address.
    • In the Reassociation section, clear the Allow this Elastic IP address to be reassociated checkbox.

  6. Click Associate.

Accessing the FortiSandbox web GUI

  1. Copy the IPv4 Public IP address from the created instance.

  2. Paste the copied IP address into a browser window to log into the FortiSandbox GUI.

    The default username is admin and the default password is your Instance ID. You can find this in the EC2 Management Console.

Configuring the DNS

  1. Go to Network > System DNS.
  2. Configure the following:

    Detail

    Value

    Primary DNS Server

    8.8.8.8

    Secondary DNS Server

    8.8.4.4

  3. Click OK.

Accessing FortiSandbox CLI

You can use CLI commands in the FortiSandbox console or use an SSH or TELNET client. Before logging in, convert the saved pem file you downloaded when you created the key pair ppk file. If you did not choose the Without Key Pair option, log in using the Instance ID as the password.

For more information, see Connecting to Your Linux Instance Using SSH and Connecting to Your Linux Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.