FortiGate VM License Troubleshooting

When you setup a new FortiGate VM, sometimes the licensing process is not working as expected. To simplify the process of licensing a FortiGate VM for you, we have created this guide. Let’s first have a look into the licensing process on the FortiGate VM, before we discuss the Troubleshooting….

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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 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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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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Welches FortiOS empfehlen wir? (Deutsche Version)

Die Antwort: Das für Ihren Fall am besten passende. So einfach könnte man unsere Antwort zusammenfassen. Es gibt keine Version, welche wir immer empfehlen können. Ausserdem unterliegt die FortiOS Software einer ständigen Weiterentwicklung. Daher haben wir einige Faktoren zusammengefasst, welche wir bei der Auswahl der passenden FortiOS Version beachten. Unabhängig…

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Which FortiOS do we recommend? (English Version)

Von diesem Artikel ist auch eine deutsche Version verfügbar. The answer: the one which is most suitable for your usecase. Our answer could be summarized as simply as that. There is no version that we can always recommend. In addition, the FortiOS software is subject to constant further development. Therefore,…

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