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FortiSIEM trial configuration

I'm a SOC Analyst with around 1.5yrs of professional experience. The firm I work for recently bought a license for the trial version of FortiSIEM. I'm supposed to configure and implement FortiSIEM to learn regarding it's working. The thing is I don't have a hint regarding what to do. I had downloaded an ESX 7.0.2 build OVA file from the hardware image section in the Fortinet website. I tried opening the file with a VMWare workstation which I had installed but, a black screen is being displayed, to enter the 'locallogin' username and password. What am I supposed to do? I had gone through the documentation associated with the version but was not able to get a clear idea regarding this since I'm completely new to using VMs and configuring SIEMs. Any guidance regarding this would be appreciated.

Hey Kasit


It sounds like you are at the following point in the documentation:


You will need the default username (root) and password (ProspectHills) to login. You will be required to change the password.


After logging in, continue to following the steps in the document.





Take a backup before making any changes

If you were not using the above documentation. I would recommend checking the steps from the beginning as you might have missed one or two of the requirements :)

Take a backup before making any changes
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