Basic FortiAnalyzer Installation Guide

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The following FortiAnalyzer devices uses the basic installation guide.

  • 200D
  • 300D
  • 400C
  • 1000C
  • 1000D
  • 2000B
  • 3000D
  • 3000E
  • 3500F
  • 3900E
  • 4000B
  • 4000D-BD

The devices can be placed on any flat surface, or mounted in any standard 19 inch rack unit with the provided rack-mount brackets and screws.

If the unit has a redundant power supply, each power cable should be
connected to a different power source. In this way, if one power source fails, the other may still be operational and the unit will not lose power.

Installing the FortiAnalyzer into a Rack

  1. Ensure that the FortiAnalyzer unit is placed on a stable
    surface prior to rack-mount installation.
  2. Attach the provided rack-mount brackets to the sides of
    the unit using the provided bracket screws.
    1. If you are installing the unit into a four-post rack, attach the rack-mount brackets with the handles aligned with the front of the FortiAnalyzer unit.
    2. If you are installing the unit into a two-post rack, attach the rack-mount brackets with the handles aligned with the middle of the FortiAnalyzer unit.
  3. Position the FortiAnalyzer unit in the rack. Ensure there is enough room around the unit to allow for sufficient air flow.
  4. Line up the rack-mount bracket holes to the holes on the rack and ensure that the FortiAnalyzer unit is level.
  5. Finger tighten four rack-mount screws to attach the unit to the rack.
  6. Verify that the spacing around the FortiAnalyzer unit conforms to requirements and that the unit is level, then tighten the rack-mount screws with an appropriate screwdriver.
  7. Plug the provided power cable into the rear of the unit and then into a grounded electrical outlet or a separate power source, such as an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) or a power distribution unit (PDU).

Installing the Device on a Flat Surface

  1. Ensure that the surface onto which the FortiAnalyzer unit to be installed is clean, level, and stable and that there is at least 1.5in (3.8cm) of clearance on all sides to allow for adequate airflow.
  2. Attach the provided rubber feet to the bottom of the FortiAnalyzer unit.
  3. Place the unit in the designated location.
  4. Verify that the spacing around the FortiAnalyzer unit conforms to requirements and that the unit is level.
  5. Plug the provided power cable into the rear of the unit and then into a grounded electrical outlet or a separate power source, such as an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) or a power distribution unit (PDU).
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