Fortigate CLI

Get list of current DHCP leases including hostname (handy when trying to find a machine without FSSO) # execute dhcp lease-list IP Addresses of interfaces. Make sure NOT to hit enter, just hit question mark. # show system interface ? System Information such as model Show TOP system processes. # diag sys top Who’s logged in? […]

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Fortinet FortiVoice – my take away

We sat down with our Fortinet Reps and wanting to diversify our offerings to customers the discussion of VoIP came up. Having implemented Asterisk systems for our and other uses was our staple. Problem is; I’m the only one who knows Asterisk in our organization. Fast forward a few months into 2014, I decided to […]

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Citrix Xenserver & Ubuntu 12+ VM’s fail to boot / missing bootloader

Error in XenCenter when booting some Linux VM’s using out-dated templates ie XenServer’s paravirtualized bootloader (pygrub) is unable to handle the newest versions of Grub bootloader in VM’s Specific error message “The bootloader for this VM returned an error – did the VM installation succeed? Unable to find partition containing kernel” Disclaimer: Make a backup […]

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FreeNAS 8.3 ISCSI & XenServer

Experienced something very strange in our XenServer farm. Noticed some VM’s were shutdown while others appeared UP, however, not responsive. I restarted the FreeNas server after trying to restart the ISCSI service failed. The server experienced a complete power outage in our datacenter even though it was plugged into A & B power. I’ll get […]

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