Archive for the ‘Fortigate’ Category

Fortigate CFG_CMDBAPI_ERR Error

Hello,   It seems there is a new error that i found on a few Fortigate firewalls: CFG_CMDBAPI_ERR   To fix the issue you can do 2 things: 1. Upgrade the Fortigate to the latest version 2. Reboot the IPS of the Fortigate (this is was it causing the issue). Below is the command(through CLI): diagnose […]

Fortigate FortiOS 5 preview

Hello, I have found the following video on Youtube that presents the FortiOS 5 in 5 minutes. The new features look really good. Check it out: What do you think?! Related PostsFortigate Troubleshooting – DHCP Fortigate Tutorial – Logging and Alerts Fortigate AntiVirus and AntiSpam Fortigate Troubleshooting – VPN

Creating a Fortigate VPN

Hello,   In this post i will show you how to create a policy based Fortigate VPN. I will be using FortiOS version 4.0 MR3. For the VPN tunnel we used the following topology: Creating Fortigate VPN Steps: I. Go to VPN > IPsec ->Auto Key (IKE) and select “Create Phase 1“ Related PostsFortigate Tips […]

Fortigate Directory Services Authentication

The Fortinet Firewall is capable of integrating with the Microsoft Active directory. It can use the following Methods: I. Fortigate FSAE/FSSO This feature provides a transparent authentication for the users.   In the older version you can fin it named as FortinetFSAE, but in the new versions it appears are Fortinet FSSO. The Fortigate FSAE/FSSO […]

Fortigate IPS

Fortigate IPS – Intrusion Prevention System IPS is a way to stop malicious users to attack your Server/PCs by using exploits or any other kind of attacks. The IPS from the Fortigate uses the following 2 to help you prevent attacks: 1. Protocol Decoders – are used to define abnormal traffic 2. Signatures – it […]