Introduction : Scope
This document describes how to set up your FortiADC appliance. For both the hardware and virtual appliance versions of FortiADC, it describes how to complete first-time system deployment, including planning the network topology.
It also describes how to use the web user interface (web UI), and contains lists of default utilized port numbers, configuration limits, and supported standards.
This document assumes, if you have installed the virtual appliance version (FortiADC-VM), that you have already followed the instructions in the FortiADC-VM Install Guide.
After completing “How to set up your FortiADC”:
You will have administrative access to the web UI and/or CLI.
You will have completed firmware updates, if any.
The system time, DNS settings, administrator password, and network interfaces will be configured.
You will have configured basic logging.
You will have created at least one policy.
Once that basic installation is complete, you can use the rest of this document to use the web UI to:
Update the FortiADC appliance.
Reconfigure features.
Use advanced features, such as global server load balancing.
Diagnose problems.