Changing The Fortinet FortiGate Default Web Filter UTM Profile Name – Error

When changing the name of the default profile under UTM Profiles -> Web filter -> Profile, FortiGate gives the following error: Error Input not as expected. This is because you cannot change the default Web Filter Profile name. To get around this create a new profile with the plus icon at the top right of […]
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How To Setup Fortinet’s Web Filter On A FortiGate

Fortinet FortiGate’s are capable of acting as web filters. I really love some of the security features of the FortiGate, but the Web Filter is quite a pain to setup. To setup Web Filter on a FortiGate device: First install the FSSO Agent on all your domain controllers In AD Users and Computers create security […]
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How To Remove Historical Data From Fortinet Analysis And Management

Fortigate devices connect to Fortinet Analysis and Management (FAMs) so store it’s logs for the purpose of reporting and analysis. By default you get 1GB free, but if you use all your storage quota in your FAMs online account, you have two options: Buy more space from Fortinet Delete old data To delete your FAMs […]
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How To Refresh AD Groups With Fortigate’s FSSO Agent

Fortigate uses an application called the FSSO Agent, which is Fortinet’s single sign on application for their Fortigate firewall. The FSSO agent sits on an AD domain controller and is used to synchronise AD groups and user information back to the Fortigate firewall. I have found that after updating group filters in Fortigate’s FSSO agent, […]
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