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Fortigate CLI Tips and Tricks

I am a CLI guy. Make no mistake, I like the GUI but at the end of the day, I am a CLI Jockey and love the “ugly black screen”. To that end, I wanted to throw some short cuts together and post them on this blog. GREPGrep is a Unix command introduced years ago by Ken Thompson, in Unix 4. It is extremley...

Forticloud 3.2 for APs

Fortinet’s FortiCloud was introduced to provide customers the ability to manage their device entirely from the cloud. This post will cover the APs specifically and I will follow it up with a Fortigate one and others (e.g. switches) as they become available. What you need:1. FortiCloud Key2. PoE Switch /...

IKEv1 & IKEv2

I have been dealing with VPNs for the past 20 Years. Primarily I have used IKEv1 as it was the most used. In this post, I will go over what IKEv1 is and the differences between it and IKEv2. There are RFCs you can read, however if you decide to, you probably don’t like yourself that much. I will try to make...

Upgrading FortiSIEM from 4.9 to 4.10

You will need:• Internet access• SSH or Console Access to the FortiSIEM VM• A licensed 4.9 FortiSIEM implementation.• 4.10 License File• Snapshot of the VM before you make changes (optional but recommended)• FortiSIEM 4.10 User Guide (Page 166) SSH into the FortiSIEM VM. The default username is root and the...

VPNs on Fortinet Fortigate

  Yesterday I had to troubleshoot a bunch of VPNs on a Fortigate. It was a migration from ASA to Fortigate. I have a license for FortiConverter but it screwed up the ‘nat’ statements and created a ‘policy’ for each of them. I used it to import the object but the rest I did by hand. Here goes it: Lets...