FortiGate HA Synchronization Fail

Problem: Two FortiGate firewall show “not synchonized” in the HA status. Discussion: the problem with this is, that FortiGate does not show why it fails. I found no log file with a reasonable error message. So I tried to synchronize the config myself, which is exactly what should NOT be necessary when using HA synchronization. Solution: When an …

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Annoyances While Setting Up FortiGate 100E

After unboxing and starting two Fortigate 100E firewalls the following things failed. Fortinet should really work on QA I think: When starting the Webgui for the first time the box asks to register or login to activate the box. I tried to register and the box asks so many questions, doesn’t Fortinet know GDPR ? …

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