Fortigate Firewalls Hardware - CPU model and number, Memory (RAM) and hard disk size datasheet table

Note The data is gathered via get hardware stat command. Note If you have access to the Fortigate model not listed here, please consider sending me output of get hardware stat to be included in the table to yuri@yurisk.info for the benefit of all of us. Note It …



Fortigate BGP cookbook of example configuration and debug commands

Last updated: August 2020 PDF version of this post: Fortigate BGP cookbook of example configuration and debug commands.pdf BGP with two ISPs for multi-homing, each advertising default gateway and full routing table. Uses route-map, prefix list, weight Prevent our Fortigate from becoming a transit AS, do not advertise learned …



FortiOS 7.2 New - diagnose debug flow in the GUI

One of the most helpful additions - 𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐝𝐞𝐛𝐮𝐠 𝐟𝐥𝐨𝐰 is accessible in the GUI now. This can help when saving the trace for later analysis, or attaching it to the TAC case, or instructing someone less technical to do it. The usual CLI diaganose debug flow is there and not …



FortiOS 7.2 New - improved packet sniffer in the GUI

𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐎𝐒 7.2 𝐍𝐞𝐰: 𝐈𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐧𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐆𝐔𝐈. This episode is about improved/re-worked packet sniffer in GUI. Most notable improvement is that we can see captured packets payload directly in the GUI! Video has no sound. Your browser does not support the video tag. Follow me on …



FortiOS 7.2 New: diagnose sys top process monitor in the GUI

𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐎𝐒 7.2 is out and is full of new cool features! In this video I will show a completely new feature in GUI - Process Monitor. It shows in real-time list of processes and their CPU/memory usage etc. Basically, all we have in the CLI as diagnose sys top …



Where do I download Fortigate free trial VM?

Where do I download the free trial VM of the Fortigate? Probably the most frequent question I get asked. And not to stop at the answer "support.fortinet.com", here is a video walk-through. The version you download has built-in 15 days trial license, which comes with some limitations you …



Fortigate new Workspace Mode to commit changes in a batch - with an example of changing default gateway

Table of Contents Introduction Important facts about WorkSpace Mode Example - change WAN IP address and default gateway Let’s start WorkSpace session. Do the configuration we need Verify Commit the changes and finish the session Introduction Fortigate saves and applies changes made on CLI immediately after you issue end / next …



Fortigate CLI Tips to avoid costly mistakes, save time, and make you more effective

Table of Contents Benefits of using CLI Use get inside any configuration subtree to show currently active settings for this module grep - the Secret weapon for searching the configuration and diagnostics Navigating the CLI Use select, append, unselect to avoid costly mistakes Disable screen paging to get rid of --More-- …



How to request Google, Cloudflare, and OpenDNS/Umbrella DNS servers cache clearing for your domain records

It is rare for these well-known DNS providers to cause problems to your domain records, but everything is possible. More often though, you may need to refresh some DNS record of your domain sooner than its TTL expires. Below you will find links how to do so for the aforementioned …



Cisco router - disconnect VTY user forcefully without reloading the router

Today's log. - Alert on a suspicious connection via ssh to the VTY line of the Cisco ISR 1100 router. - Logged in to the router, saw an established connection from IP belonging to Chinanet ISP (the router is in Israel) to the port 22. The router was compromised as someone removed …