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Captive Portal bypass for Fortigate IOS7 Apple update

As it continues…Apple doesn’t give a hoot about how their changes affect everything around them. This time, captive portals stop working on many vendors wifi solutions including Cisco and in my case, Fortinet. Just after IOS 7 for Apple devices, we received reports on the Captive Portal not working. For anyone who doesn’t know what […]

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Multiple ISP Failover Routing…do you really know what you think you know?

I’ve run across many “network” admins out there and to be fair, many know what they’re doing on a basic level; but when it comes to network routing – the understanding is not understood? Assumption: Network layers; physical ie link detection are understood. For instance, the topic of failover or load-balance always enters a conversation. […]

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Fortinet FortiOS 5 released

Alright, about time. With the time it took for this release, I will venture to guess they really wanted to put out something stable. That means this weekend, we’ll be testing it on a limited, controlled lab ie home, office lab. Stay tuned for updates and my thoughts. Fortinet press release here Some items related […]

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Fortinet Wireless Webinar – interesting

Attended a Fortinet Webinar on their Wireless initiative. Very interesting things coming soon, especially with FortiOS 5.0. Some features include: Bridging Client Side Wireless – traffic is not required to hit wireless controller if controller is remote Remote Wireless Controllers Receptionist Guest Provisioning The Receptionist Guest Provisioning and bridging local is something we could use […]

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Fortinet acquires TalkSwitch – what does it mean?

Per an email blast Today Fortinet announced the acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based TalkSwitch®, the developer of owner-friendly® phone systems for remote offices and distributed enterprises. With tens of thousands of customers and a network of 1,500 resellers and distributors, TalkSwitch delivers owner friendly phone systems to companies, home-based businesses, institutions and franchises. Looks like Fortinet […]

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Playing with Fortinet’s FortiAP220b

I started playing with the latest FortiAP220b device. Plugging in my trusty ultra-cool USB Bluetooth Serial adapter powered by the USB port on the FortiAP I noticed the following: FAP22B3U1XXXX314 login: admin Mar 1 12:12:03 login[606]: root login on `ttyS0′ BusyBox v1.01 (2010.08.28-00:38+0000) Built-in shell (ash) Enter ‘help’ for a list of built-in commands. FAP22B3U1XXXX314 […]

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