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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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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Let’s Encrypt: Unexpected certificate warnings

On Mai 2021, Let’s Encrypt issued a note about the expiration of their DST Root CA X3:https://letsencrypt.org/docs/dst-root-ca-x3-expiration-september-2021/ Now that this root certificate has expired (2021-09-30), your systems might issue a warning when connecting to sites using Let’s Encrypt certificates. To fix this glitch on a general client, follow the instructions…

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FortiGate PPPoE inside a VLAN

Some providers (like init7.ch which already uses the Swisscom XGS-PON) do encapsulate their PPPoE traffic into a VLAN Tag (802.1Q or Q-Tagged). The reason for this is, that in the majority of the cases the provider is using a layer 2 network (last mile) of another provider, which uses VLAN…

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