Basic FortiSandbox Installation Guide

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The FortiSandbox unit can be placed on a flat surface using the provided rubber feet, or mounted in any standard 19 inch rack unit with the provided mounting hardware.

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage your Fortinet equipment.

To avoid personal injury or damage to the unit, it is recommended that two or more people install the unit into the rack.

Do not place heavy objects on the unit.

To install the unit into a rack

  1. Attach the provided rack-mount brackets to the sides of the unit usingthe provided screws.
  2. Position the FortiSandbox unit in the rack. Ensure there is enough room around the unit to allow for sufficient air flow.
  3. Line up the rack-mount bracket holes to the holes on the rack and ensure that the unit is level.
  4. Finger tighten four rack-mount screws to attach the unit to the rack.
  5. Verify that the spacing around the unit conforms to requirements and that the unit is level, then tighten the rackmount screws with an appropriate screwdriver.
  6. Plug the provided power cable into the rear of the unit, and then into grounded electrical outlets or separate power sources, such as an uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) or a power distribution units (PDU).
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.

To install the unit on a flat surface

  1. Ensure that the surface onto which the FortiSandbox 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 unit.
  3. Place the unit in the designated location.
  4. Verify that the spacing around the unit conforms to requirements and that the unit is level.
  5. Plug the provided power cables into the rear of the unit, and then into grounded electrical outlets or separate power sources, such as an uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) or a power distribution units (PDU).
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.
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