Application pyfcgid Crash

Issue: Access to Fortigate 100D web administration (GUI) wasn’t working properly. For instance, access to web filter was intermittently accessible. Platform: Fortinet Fortigate 100D using FortiOS 5.2. Solution: This issue started to happen when I used Fortiview and drill down to session logs. Then it generated this error message stating

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Fortigate Invalid Compressed Format

Issue: I tried to upgrade Fortigate 100D to latest firmware 5.0.7. After I restored to factory settings I couldn’t access it anymore using FortiExplorer so i tried consoling to it. I found out that the firmware was lost, then I tried to upload a firmware via console but I’m always

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No socket found. Drop.

Issue: I get an error when I performed an SNMP walk on VDOMs. Debug flow logs showed “No socket found. Drop.”. Security and SNMP policies are set to allow SNMP query. id=20085 trace_id=1131 msg="vd-vdom_test received a packet(proto=17, 172.28.254.3:41678->10.151.30.42:161) from port1.3041." id=20085 trace_id=1131 msg="Find an existing session, id-0026d36d, original direction" id=20085

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Value Conflicts with System Settings

Issue: Cannot change Fortigate from NAT to transparent mode. Error getting from the GUI is “value conflicts with system settings”. Platform: Fortinet Fortigate UTM firmware 5.x. Solution: Converting Fortigate from NAT to transparent mode from the GUI gives me this error “value conflicts with system settings” which isn’t helpful. I

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Could not create dialup name too long

Issue:IPSec VPN to Fotigate UTM doesn’t establish. Getting an error “Could not create dialup name too long”. Platform: Fortigate UTM firmware version 5.2. Solution: I encountered this issue after upgrading Fortigate firmware from version 5.0.7 to 5.2. In the previous version, I was allowed to enter 14 characters as its

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