Update PowerShell To the Latest  Version
Sep29

Update PowerShell To the Latest Version

Update PowerShell KB ID 0001800 Problem Whenever you start Powershell,  you may see something like, You’ve probably seen that so many times, you don’t even thing about it. So what’s the quickest and easiest way to update it? I like to see what’s going on, so I choose to update with the MSI file. Update PowerShell Solution From within the Powershell window execute the following command. Invoke-Expression...

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AnyConnect Error: Cannot Connect to to this Gateway
Aug23

AnyConnect Error: Cannot Connect to to this Gateway

AnyConnect Error KB ID 0001799 Problem Out of the blue this started happening (to a previously working AnyConnect deployment). Cannot connect to this gateway. Please choose another gateway and try again I upgraded the client, the AnyConnect package in the firewall, the OS on the firewall and the ADSM! The error would not go away. AnyConnect Error: Solution Sadly I’d also blown away the Anyconenct config on the firewall, and...

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GIMP Removing Colour From an Image
Aug19

GIMP Removing Colour From an Image

GIMP Removing Colour KB ID 0001798 Problem I have to do this frequently, usually to put company logos into Visio/Omnigraffle drawings. To be honest I normally forget how to do it, and then have to Google the steps, and tell myself I really should document the procedure for next time. Well I’ve finally got round to it. GIMP Removing Colour Here I need to remove all the ‘white’ from this FortiClient logo (used in the...

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FortiClient Azure Authentication
Aug18

FortiClient Azure Authentication

FortiClient Azure KB ID 0001797 Problem More and more people are using Azure as their primary identity provider, thanks in no small part to the massive success of Office/Windows 365. So if you want to provide a FortiGate/FortiClient SSL remote access VPN solution then securing it via Azure makes a lot of sense. Multi Factor Authentication: If you have MFA on your Azure accounts then that’s a big box ticked for your...

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FortiGate DNS: Serving DNS Databases
Aug15

FortiGate DNS: Serving DNS Databases

Fortigate DNS KB ID 0001796 Problem A colleague rang to ask if I had any thoughts about a problem that they were having, we do a lot of VMware VCSA upgrades for customers, the process fails if there is no DNS resolution of the FQDN during the upgrade process. We had tried to fix the problem by creating hosts records (typically we don’t have access to the client’s DNS servers that run in the virtual environment). I had...

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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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