There are benefits of using GUI for some configuration tasks. However some are better, or even exclusively doable, via CLI only. By CLI I mean typing commands into console like interface. For CLI configuration you do have basically two options: - access via GUI console integrated into FortiOS - use actual console or SSH connection (telnet is by default disabled and not recommended)
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