Migrate From Server 2012 to Server 2022 Domain Controllers
Jun24

Migrate From Server 2012 to Server 2022 Domain Controllers

Server 2012 DC to Server 2022 DC KB ID 0001790 Problem I get asked about this quite a lot. In the past most of the queries were about moving from Server 2008 to Server 2022, if that’s what you are after then simply go here. This article is purely for the introduction of, and migration to Windows Server 2022 Domain Controllers. And it assumes your current domain controllers are Windows server 2012 (or 2012 R2). Adding a Server...

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Completely Remove Teams From macOS
Jun22

Completely Remove Teams From macOS

 Remove Teams KB ID 0001789 Problem I started to notice the performance in my Microsoft Teams was getting ‘very sketchy’, this week while in the office a colleague on the same teams call as myself told me my speech in the call was lagging about 10 seconds behind my actual speech! So I thought I’d remove and reinstall MS Teams, Uninstalling the application is simple as peas! But I wanted to remove EVERYTHING to give...

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FortiGate TFTP : Backup To & Restore From
May26

FortiGate TFTP : Backup To & Restore From

FortiGate TFTP KB ID 0001788 Problem I know FortiGate prides itself on being able to do everything from the GUI, but if you can only get in at CLI and need to take a backup then you need to go old school. Recently I had an HA Pair of Fortis, the primary had broken and I could not get access to the GUI on the standby. My plan was to get a backup, blow both (virtual Firewalls) away, deploy two new ones, and restore the config. What...

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FortiGate Web Filtering Setup and Deployment
May20

FortiGate Web Filtering Setup and Deployment

FortiGate Web Filtering KB ID 0001787 Problem In all honesty, enabling Web Filtering on your FortiGate really could not be simpler, you can simply enable it on your default users outbound policy, and select one of the three ‘pre-canned’ profiles, job done! But most companies not only want to filter their web traffic they want to see who is getting blocked, and what are users trying to get access to. Most businesses now...

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FSSO FortiGate Single Sign On
May16

FSSO FortiGate Single Sign On

FSSO  KB ID 0001786 If you are applying polices with your FortiGate, e.g. Web Filtering or IPS, then the ability to track actual users rather than IP addresses is advantageous, it’s all very well blocking access to adult material or gambling sites, from the corporate network, but most companies want to know WHO is attempting to connect to what and when.  To do that the firewall needs to learn what users are where, we can make...

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