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Reset Fortigate admin Password

1. Connect to the firewall via the Console port on the back of the unit. This is done either by a Serial cable or a RJ-45 to Serial cable.

2. Start HyperTrm.exe (Hyper Terminal)

3. Login with Maintainer user Name and Password

    User Name = maintainer

    Password = bcpb + serial number of the firewall + # (remember CAPS letters)

4. Type the Command

    config system admin

    edit admin

    set password <password>



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