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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Backup cisco switch config to TFTP server

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:

Add VLAN to cisco switch

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

Adding Fortigate to Fortimanager

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

Microsoft Update breaks Fortigate SSL VPN portal

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