Email filtering The FortiGate Email Filter can be configured to do AntiSpam and file-type based filtering. To enable email filtering, create a profile using either the CLI or GUI, then use this profile in the firewall policy. To configure the […]
Use FortiGate as a DNS server You can configure and use FortiGate as a DNS server in your network. When you enable DNS Service on a specific interface, FortiGate will listen for DNS Service on that interface. Depending on the […]
So this is how you setup a FortiGate to manage a FortiSwitch.
DNS translation Using this feature, you can translate a DNS resolved IP address to another IP address you specify. For example, website A has a public address 184.108.40.206. However, when your internal network users visit this website, you want them […]
Local domain filter In addition to FortiGuard’s category-based domain filter, you can also can define your own local static domain filter to allow or block specific domains. To configure DNS local domain filter on GUI: Go to Security Profiles > […]
DNS safe search Enable DNS Filter safe search so that FortiGate responds with the search engine’s children and school safe domain or IP address. Users might not be aware of this filter. Explicit contents are filtered by the search engine […]
External Resources for DNS filter Introduction External Resources is a new feature introduced in FortiOS 6.0. It provides a capability to dynamically import an external blacklist into an HTTP server. This feature enables FortiGate to retrieve a dynamic URL/Domain Name/IP […]
Botnet C&C IPDB blocking FortiGate also maintains a botnet C&C IP address database (botnet IPDB). If a DNS query response IP address (resolved IP address) matches an entry inside the botnet IPDB, this DNS query is also blocked by DNS […]