You can use the following command to check a Fortigate interfacefor any possible errirs that may affect traffic performance # diagnose hardware deviceinfo nic <port_name>
Fortinet have setup an Irish support number which means calls to france are no longer required. While the calls are routed to the same location the costs go down. The number for Fortinet is 1800 309 150 .
When faced with the need to determine what version of firmware a FortiAP is running with connecting it to a Fortigate, connect to the FortiAP via the console and run the following command “fap-get-status”
The FortiConverter converts configuration files from Juniper, Checkpoint and Cisco The conversion process will not convert all settings but will do enough to take the major work out of moving to a Fortigate It can be found here
To backup the running config on a cisco switch to a TFTP server #copy running-config tftp: To make a backup of the VLAN.dat file #copy flash:vlan.dat tftp:
When you need to group ports on a cisco switch into a VLAN do the following Log onto terminal enable conf t vlan 1001 (where 1001 is the vlan id to be assigned name ExampleVLANname exit This creates the VLAN. … Continue reading
When attempting to add a Fortigate to a FortiManager you may encounter the following error when trying to import the device. “fortimanager failed to discover device with IP address” If this is the case check the time settings on … Continue reading
It seems that a a recent update provided by Microsoft to fix vulnerabilities in has broken fuctionality of the SSL VPN on Fortigate devices. If you see the following error messages when browsing to the login page you may be … Continue reading
The default username and password for Riverbed Steelhead are: Username = admin Password = password To reset the unit to factory defaults do the following > enable #reset factory reload A quick Google is sometimes easier than … Continue reading
When trying to troubleshoot why a group policy does not appear to be applying to a user the following command can be used “gpresult /r” This will tell you what policies are applied and which ones are not.