Connecting to the FortiAnalyzer console
To connect to the FortiAnalyzer console, you need:
- a computer with an available communications port
- a console cable, provided with your FortiAnalyzer unit, to connect the FortiAnalyzer console port to a communications port on your computer
- terminal emulation software, such as HyperTerminal for Windows.
To connect to the CLI:
- Connect the FortiAnalyzer console port to the available communications port on your computer.
- Make sure that the FortiAnalyzer unit is powered on.
- Start a terminal emulation program on the management computer, select the COM port, and use the following settings:
Enterto connect to the FortiAnalyzer CLI.
In the log in prompt, enter the username and password.
The default log in is username:
admin, and no password.
You have connected to the FortiAnalyzer CLI, and you can enter CLI commands.