SysAdmin Notes

The section contains a collection of practical articles that relate to the administration of a network and its components.

Before getting started, check out these pages that provide some good starting information that will be useful for any SysAdmin of a Fortinet network:





This section contains URL links to sites and pages that are useful to the administration of a network and its components.

Fortinet links

Fortinet Product Life Cycle

This pages shows the Last order dates, Last Date to Extend Maintenance Contracts and End-of-Support support dates for Fortinet hardware and software.(Credentials to the Fortinet Service and Support site will be required to view page)

The FortiGuard Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT)

This webpage provide information regarding the vulnerabilities, affected products/versions and fixes that relate to Fortinet products and network security. The team responds to vulnerability reports from customers, partners and researchers.

Networking links

 IPv6 Private IP address generator

IPv6 is going to be part of the future so testing out how to use it now before you are forced to seems like a good move. But who can understand those IPv6 addresses leave alone figure out which ones to use as private address like we have in IPv6? This site generates some for you so you don’t have to figure it out.