The GUI is a user-friendly interface for configuring settings and managing the FortiSandbox unit. The GUI can be accessed from a web browser on any management computer.
The FortiSandbox unit is configured and managed using the GUI. This section will step you through connecting to the unit via the GUI.
To quickly locate a menu item, you can enter the term in the Search bar located at the top of the left side panel.
Information messages for certain pages will be displayed in the Message Bar located at the top of the right side panel. Messages will disappear after a few seconds.
Connect the port1 (administration) interface or any other administrative port set through the CLI command
set admin-portto a management computer using the provided Ethernet cable.
- Configure the management computer to be on the same subnet as the internal interface of the FortiSandbox unit:
- Browse to Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings > Local Area Connection Properties > Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) Properties. These directions may vary based on the version of your operating system.
Change the IP address of the management computer to
192.168.0.2and the network mask to
- Start a supported web browser and browse to
adminin the Name field, leave the Password field blank, and click Login.
You can now proceed with configuring your FortiSandbox unit.