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.  469 total views,  5 views today

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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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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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CheatSheet – FortiAnalyzer & FortiManager v7.0

We have created a combined CheatSheet for the FortiAnalyzer and FortiManager OS version 7.0. We have divided sections into FortiAnalyzer Logging, FortiAnalyzer Reporting and FortiManager to find the needed commands faster. CheatSheet FAZ FMGR 7.0 v1.1 We hope that this will contribute to quick solutions of existing problems.  1,360 total views,…

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FortiGuard Servers are not reachable

Update – 10. November 2021: It seems that the server “45.75.200.89” is not in use anymore – it is “not reachable” at the moment. Please use “194.69.172.53” instead. Blogpost – 3. November 2020: From time to time customers noticed that the Fortigate cannot reach the Fortiguard Servers anymore. This is…

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CheatSheet – FortiOS v7.0

We have adapted our CheatSheet for FortiOS version 7.0 and added new commands. The Cheat Sheet is divided into different sections. Depending on the topic, you can find the necessary commands to display more information or find problems. We hope that this will contribute to quick solutions of existing problems….

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Fortigate und Swisscom TV – zum dritten

Unser letzter Beitrag zur Konfiguration einer Fortigate, um zuhause auch Swisscom TV durch die Fortigate zu bekommen, ist schon eine zeitlang her. Deswegen hier mal wieder ein aktueller Beitrag mit einer Fortigate auf FOS 7.0.0 (der auch mit 6.4.5 getestet wurde). Aber Vorsicht, mit dem Swisscom Centro Business oder Centro…

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