FortiClient SSL VPN Error
Jul27

FortiClient SSL VPN Error

VPN Error KB ID 0001795 Problem I have a FortiGate/FortiClient test bench setup for testing, and its to been used for a while. When I attempted to use it this happened; Unable to logon to the server. Your username or password may not be configured properly for this connection. (-12) While messing around trying to fix it I also got this error; Unable to establish the VPN connection. The VPN server may be unreachable. (-14) Disclaimer:...

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FortiGate FSSO AD Groups not Appearing?
Jul26

FortiGate FSSO AD Groups not Appearing?

FSSO KB ID 0001794 Problem While recently needing to add a new AD group to my firewalls FSSO setup, (to be used in a policy.) The new group could not bee seen (it’s called GS-Web-Block-Override). FSSO Force Sync The common fix for this is to create a filter on your FSSO agent server, that will ONLY look of the groups you specify like so. However, in my case that didn’t work either! I spent ages trawling Forti pages and...

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What is a Container?
Jul22

What is a Container?

Container KB ID 0001793 Problem Google containers and the net is full of people with whiteboards talking at a very low level about containers. They also appear to be largely developer and dev ops related, (which is understandable), but if you simply want to understand the concept of what a container is, then that’s a lot of YouTube watching to pick out some basic concepts. Particularly if you’re an IT pro, Engineer, or a...

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DC Promotion fails ‘FRS is Depreciated’
Jul01

DC Promotion fails ‘FRS is Depreciated’

FRS is Depreciated KB ID 0001579 Problem Error seen when attempting to add a new domain controller to an existing domain; Verification of replica failed. The specified domain {Domain-Name} is still using the File Replication Service (FRS) to replicate the SYSVOL share. FRS is depreciated. The server being promoted does not support FRS and cannot be promoted as a replica into the specified domain. You MUST migrate the specified domain...

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Migrate DHCP Scope(s) to Windows Server 2022
Jun29

Migrate DHCP Scope(s) to Windows Server 2022

Migrate DHCP KB ID 0001792 Problem If you have a lot of DHCP scopes, options, or reservations, then manually creating them on your new DHCP servers can be a both a time consuming and tedious process. If only there was an easier way?  Migrate DHCP with Netsh Below you can see an example, where  I have many scopes and lot’s of settings that would be painful to have to recreate from scratch. This example is on Server 2008 R2,but...

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