FortiGate marketing isn’t always on point. Let’s face it, a lot of people got confused with the naming convention on the E models back in 2016. This covers some basics that will hopefully provide insight so you can buy the right device for you.
A lot of people that have fairly strict policy sets end up having matchmaking issues with their gaming consoles when behind a FortiGate. I discuss two methods to resolving this issue. Videos are going to start discussing a lot more architecture driven topics to help ensure everyone is building the best network possible!
Received the below question regarding Greylisting in an Active – Active HA environment. The answer is below as well! Can Greylisting be used in an active/active High availability enviroment (with 2 mx records pointing to 2 fortimails)? I mean: When an email comes and gets greylisted by fortimail#1, if the second attempt comes to […]
Question: How do I go about seeing interface statistics such as discards, errors etc? I get this question a lot and figured I would make a post about it to help the masses. There is a simple way to do this. In the CLI there is a command called “fnsysctl” that you can expand upon. […]
A client of mine stumbled across this issue and after some digging it appears to be fairly common. In my experience, FortiClient tends to have more issues with Mac OS in general. For this particular problem though I have had success by rolling back the FortiClient. Downloading the latest from FortiClient tends to be the […]
Question: The FortiAnalyzer divides logs into indexed and archived. Once an old log is archived, can this be brought back in order to be indexed? Answer:# exec sql-local rebuild-db http://kb.fortinet.com/kb/documentLink.do?externalID=FD36458 Awesome tip from Paulo R on the Fortinet Forums. See the thread by clicking here
Ian on Fortinet’s forums asked a good question. You can see the question below: Hi I want to create a report that allows me to select a category and then to list all the activity for users where the URLS match that category. For example a report that lists user name, source IP, date time, […]
I received the following question through my consulting form: Question: when configuring application list, setting the “extended-utm-log” the I got the following error: burgfg01 (list) $ edit “RogersStandard” new entry ‘RogersStandard’ added set extended-utm-log enable burgfg01 (RogersStandard) $ set extended-utm-log enable command parse error before ‘extended-utm-log’ Command fail. Return code -61 ——— Please advise. Thanks […]