The Graphical User Interface, also known as the web-based manager, is a graphics-based interface used to configure a Fortinet product and is an alternative to using the Command Line Interface (see CLI). You can connect to the GUI using either a web browser or, if it is supported, FortiExplorer.

Most steps in the Cookbook use the GUI.

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Bruce Davis

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Bruce has been working with computers, and related technology, since before the World Wide Web was a thing. He has worked in system and network administration. He has even dabbled in technical support. He has made the switch to technical writing as part of his deep, dark and dastardly plan to make the arcane machinations of IT technology more easily understood by the poor folks who use it. That, and the voices in his head told him it was good idea. Never argue with the voices in your head. People will start to stare.
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