Communication between management server and specific devices not working for Fortinet

Vendor

Fortinet

Description

A management server needs to communicate with its managed devices at all times. Indeni will alert if the communication is broken.

Remediation Steps

Troubleshoot any possible connectivity issues.

How does this work?

This script logins to the FortiGate using SSH and retrieves the connectivity status with the fortimanager by using the FortiOS command "diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status". The "diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status" command provides connectivity and registration status of the ForitGate with the FortiManager.

Why is this important?

This script logins to the FortiGate using SSH and retrieves the connectivity status with the fortimanager by using the FortiOS command "diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status". The "diagnose fdsm central-mgmt-status" command provides connectivity and registration status of the ForitGate with the FortiManager.

Without Indeni how would you find this?

An admin would need to log into the Fortinet firewall and manually check the current status.This information can be provided via SNMP and logging.


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