FortiOS 7.0 and above not updating signature databases

Sometimes it happens, that FortiOS is not updating it’s antivirus signatures anymore. The monitoring software, a monitoring script or a very attentive administrator is then reporting this problem to the FortiGate admin to fix it. This guide will lead you through the steps to troubleshoot this.  33 total views,  33 views today

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Der Weg zur NSE 7 Zertifizierung

Dieser Beitrag soll angehenden “Network Security Experts” für die Stufe 7 einen Überblick über den Weg zur erfolgreichen Zertifizierung geben und die häufigsten Fragen klären. Was ist die NSE 7 Zertifizierung? Die NSE 7 Zertifizierung ist das Zertifikat, welches man nach dem erfolgreichen Absolvieren von mindestens einer der Fortinet NSE…

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FortiGate Mailversand mit Absender

Auf dem FortiGate können für Features wie Benachrichtigungen zur Security Fabric, Token Provisionierung, Gastaccounts oder Alerts Informationen per E-Mail versendet werden. Standardmässig werden diese E-Mails über den Fortinet eigenen Mailserver für Benachrichtigungen versendet. Es besteht jedoch auch die Möglichkeit, einen eigenen Mailserver und sogar einen selbst bestimmten Absender zu verwenden….

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Fortigate: L2TP over IPsec configuration needs to be manually updated after upgrading from 6.4.x or 7.0.x

Fortinet has added a special note in the release notes of FortiOS 7.0 as follow: Source:https://docs.fortinet.com/document/fortigate/7.0.6/fortios-release-notes/927994/l2tp-over-ipsec-configuration-needs-to-be-manually-updated-after-upgrading-from-6-4-x-or-7-0-0-to-7-0-1-and-later Unfortunately the second point does not clearly state which policy exactly needs to be changed.Here is a screenshot of the changed policy: As you can see, the policy from the l2tp client to the…

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WatchGuard Launches PSIRT Page

WatchGuard’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has launched their public PSIRT page to provide a consolidated resource where network administrators can find advisories and information about security vulnerabilities in WatchGuard products, as well as WatchGuard’s investigations into industry-wide security issues that may impact WatchGuard products or services. The published…

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FortiGate Custom Language

If you want to use custom languages on FortiGate generated websites, like the SSL VPN page, you can add additional self-made translation files to the FortiGate. Note at the beginning: This is a new feature under FortiOS 6.4.5 . It was available before but was not working. First you need…

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