Hey Guys, check out Fortinet presenting on Tech Field Day Live (quick search on facebook will find the stream). Outside of the one guy needing to invest in an iron the content is pretty good.
Internet services In FortiOS 5.4, support was added for Internet Service objects which could be used with FortiView, Logging, Routing and WAN Load Balancing. Now they can be added to firewall policies as well. There is an either or relationship between Internet Service objects and destination address and service combinations in firewall policies. This means […]
Proxy addresses This category of address is different from the other addresses in that it is not designed to be used in the normal firewall policy configuration. It is intended to be used only with explicit web proxies. In some respects they can be like a FQDN addresses in that they refer to an alpha-numeric […]
Multicast addresses Multicast addressing defines a specific range of address values set aside for them. Therefore all IPv4 multicast addresses should be between 18.104.22.168 and 22.214.171.124. More information on the concepts behind Multicast addressing can be found in the Multicast Forwarding section. Multicast IP range This type of address will allow multicast broadcasts to a […]
IPv6 addresses When creating an IPv6 address there are a number of different types of addresses that can be specified. These include: l Subnet l IP Range – the details of this type of address are the same as the IPv4 version of this type l IPv6 FQDN firewall addresses – similar to the IPv4 […]
Got a whiteboard! Now I just have to get it installed. Should be up this week and then we can start pumping out some videos discussing design, implementation, and more!
IPv4 addresses When creating an IPv4 address there are a number of different types of addresses that can be specified. These include: FQDN Geography l IP range l IP/Netmask l Wildcard FQDN Which one chosen will depend on which method most easily yet accurately describes the addresses that you are trying to include with as […]
Object configuration As was mentioned earlier, the components of the FortiGate firewall go together like interlocking building blocks. The Firewall objects are a prime example of those building blocks. They are something that can be configured once and then used over and over again to build what you need. They can assist in making the […]