Just more ramblings of another IT Guy

Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wan Opt & Web Cache CLI only on certain Fortigates

Wan Opt and Web Cache has gone CLI only for certain Fortigate models (See below) since Version 4 Mr3 Patch 4. The removal from the Web GUI is apparently for performance reasons. ask a nurse

Realtime upload of logs to FortiAnalyzer

By default on Fortigate units with hard drives logs are only uploaded once a day. Units without a hard drive upload in realtime by default. If you would like a hard drive equipped Fortigate to upload logs in Realtime use … Continue reading

FortiOS version 4 mr3 patch6 supported 3G modems

Fortinet has published a list of the supported 3G modems for Version 4 MR3 Patch 6 and it can be found here

“Send on Behalf” doesn’t work for newly created user

In the circumstance where you are trying to use the “send on behalf” feature of  a newly created user you may encounter the following error: “You do not have permission to send to this recipient. For assistance, contact your system … Continue reading

Check Fortigate interface for errors

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>

Fortinets Irish support number

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 .