May 24, 2018

Tag Archives: fortigate

FortiGate :: HA Routed Failover w/ Session Failover

A recent requirement that came up was for there to be a redundant pair of firewalls, which allowed for session failover, configuration synchronisation and also maintain different external IPs and seperate BGP peering. A niche request, but something that was supported with FortiGates. Below details some configuration examples to achieve this. Config and Session Sync […]

Firewall Troubleshooting :: CLI Packet Captures

In this post, I will cover the CLI based packet capture functionality for two firewalls; these are FortiGates and Check Points. Each have slightly different commands, but the results are fairly similar. This┬ápost will hopefully be of use for environments with multiple firewalls vendors, or where you support multiple customers with differing firewall vendors. What […]

FortiGate :: HA Troubleshooting

FortiGates are capable of a few methods of High Availability. ┬áThis post will help you troubleshoot issues with the FortiGate Cluster Protocol (FGCP) in Active/Active or Active/Passive configurations. What is HA? High Availability is a feature that allows you to offer redundancy for your firewall. This is achieved by replicating all network connections on your […]

FortiGate :: Flow Diagnostics

In this post, I will provide an overview of the Flow troubleshooting tool available on FortiGate devices. This tool will enable you to see what is happening to your traffic as it traverses the FortiGate. You will be able to attain information such as policy-id being hit, NATing that is taking place as well as […]

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