Cisco to FortiGate Command Conversion

KB ID 0001776


Bah what the hell is ‘show run‘? If you’ve spent years on Cisco IOS and ASA/Firepower, then FortiGate can be a little confusing. Hopefully this Cisco to FortiGate list below will make it a little easier.

Cisco to Fortigate Translation

Cisco Command FortiGate Command
Basic commands
show run show full-config
show version get system status
show ip interface brief show system interface
show run interface x/x show system interface <port #>
show interface x/x get hardware nic <port #> / diagnose hardware deviceinfo nic
show ip arp diagnose ip arp list
show mac address-table diagnose switch mac-address list | grep -i mac
show lldp neighbor diagnose lldprx neighbor summary
show ip nat translation get system session list
show vlan diagnose switch vlan list
show failover diagnose system ha status
copy running-configuration startup-configuration execute backup config
reload execute reboot
ping x.x.x.x execute ping x.x.x.x
Basic Routing Commands
show ip route get router info routing-table all
show ip route x.x.x.x get router info routing-table details x.x.x.x
sh ip route summary get router info routing-table all
show  run | sec route-map show router route-map
show run | sec ip prefix-list show router prefix-list
OSPF Commands
show ip ospf neighbor get router info ospf neighbor
show ip ospf neighbor details get router info ospf neighbor detail all
BGP Commands
show ip bgp summary get router info bgp summary
show run | sec router bgp show router bgp
show ip bgp neighbor x.x.x.x routes get router info bgp neighbors x.x.x.x routes
show ip bgp neighbor x.x.x.x advertised-routes get router info bgp neighbors x.x.x.x advertised-routes
show ip bgp neighbor x.x.x.x received-routes get router info bgp neighbors x.x.x.x received-routes
show ip bgp x.x.x.x get router info bgp network x.x.x.x
VPN Commands
show crypto isakmp diagnose vpn ike gateway list
show crypto ipsec sa diagnose vpn tunnel list

Please comment below if you want to add any I’ve missed.

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Author: PeteLong

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  1. To get the uptime, the command is “get system performance status”

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