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Setup Forticlient Remote Access VPN in FortiGate Firewall


Please read carefully –  All FortiGate appliances are bundled with 10 free license of managed Forticlient that performs ‘Compliance Check’. If you go beyond 10, then additional license must be purchased. However, if you are using Forticlient for the purpose of VPN alone (without Compliance ..

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Configure Fortigate Management IP address in the same subnet of other interface


In a branch office where there are few users with just one IP subnet used , I need to configure Fortigate Management interface in the same subnet of LAN.  By default, FortiGate doesn’t permit such configurations and if you still try to configure, you get an error “Conflicts with LAN subnet“. ..

FortiGate Block Geographic Regions using CLI Commands


If your website is targeted for customers in India, why do you need to allow traffic from other countries, as a security measure you must consider blocking traffic from unwanted regions. Sometimes you may also wanted to block from known attacking countries such as China or Russia. You can achieve it via GUI in FortiGate, ..

One to One Static NAT Configuration in FortiGate


Helpful guide to setup one-to-one Static NAT in FortiGate firewall so all inbound and outbound traffic of the server ( communicates via a specific Public IP address ( Inbound Static NAT Navigate to ‘Virtual IP’ menu under ‘Policy & Objects’ and specify ..

How to upgrade FSSO Agent


This article applies to all versions of FSSO. Step 1: Identify installed FSSO version. Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FSAE, right click on FSAEConfig.exe properties to find out the version. My FortiGate is running 5.6.0 version and FSSO installed version is 5.0.0254. Step 2: Identify  FSSO ..

How to restore FortiGate Web Admin GUI Access


Have you lost access to your Fortigate GUI and looking for solution to restore the access? Here are the possible causes for GUI to become inaccessible. Before we continue further, I assume that you have access to Fortigate either via Console or SSH to perform these steps. 1. Enable GUI access, either ..

Fortinet Firewall Management Interface Access Over WAN


There are cases when Administrators need Management Interface access over WAN especially while performing Remote Administration. At the same time, you should consider limiting the access only to specific Public IP addresses, change default https port and do not under estimate security threats like brute ..

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