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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Linux networking

Add default gateway in /etc/sysconfig/network i.e. “GATEWAY=” Restart the neowkring service using /etc/init.d/network restart  

Basic Fortigate troubleshooting commands


Windows static route

route [-f] [-p] [Command [Destination] [mask Netmask] [Gateway] [metric Metric]] [if Interface]] http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/route.mspx?mfr=true

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Fortigate Radius Authentication issue

While attempting to configure a Fortigate 80c to use an external radius server it encountered errors in that every authentication request that went through did not succeed.   It was discovered that there is a limit on the number of … Continue reading

Fortigate open port 541

A portscan of the wan side of a Fortigate device whill show that port 541 is open. This port is used for Fortimanager and Fortiguard Server. If you do not use either of these services the port can be closed … Continue reading

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