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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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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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.  1,359 total views,…

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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 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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