Fortigate guide for Begineer - 9


In general, Computer from Finicial Department of Company Network have to be IP Reserved to working properly with their Finicial Software.

For example, the Computer that installed Blommberg Software need to get fixed IP address to connect Bloomberg server for Transaction. If that Computer changed IP address frequently, Bloomberg unable to connect to it's server.

So, you have to reserved the IP address of that Computer within the DHCP Range that provide from Fortigate Unit in Company Network.

Here is the steps to Reserved IP Address in Fortigate for exact Computer.

1) Log in to Fortigate Unit and Go to System > Network > DHCP Server and Edit the DHCP server.
2) Select IP Reservation and select Create New and add a MAC IP address pair. (The IP address must be within the range defined by the DHCP server.)

The above steps are for the Computer that hasn't connect to Fortigate Unit yet.

If the PC is already connected and has acquired an IP address from the DHCP server, you can
set get its MAC address and IP address by selecting Add from DHCP Client List. When the
list appears, select the PC from the list and select Add To Reserved.

Reservation the IP Address is done!

May you all be happy.
(Be knowledgeable, pass it on then)

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